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FREE African Cultural and Artistic Market on Saturday 12 October from 12 to 4pm, Wood Green

September 30 2019 , Written by www.afrocultureblog.com Published on #event, #ujamaa, #afroculture, #2019, #blackhistory

FREE African Cultural and Artistic Market on Saturday 12 October from 12 to 4pm, Wood Green

This is a FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY COMMUNITY EVENT to celebrate Black History Month that will take place on Saturday 12th October 2019 in Wood Green Library from 12 to 4pm.

The event will be opened by Haringey’s Mayor Cllr Sheila Peacock at 12noon. There will be an African Cultural and Artistic Market with vendors selling a range of items from original fashion pieces, accessories, jewellery, arts and crafts, books and natural products. There will also be drumming and drama workshops by All Eyes on Egypt and BAP face painting by NaaLa Lartey, an ACLT blood donor registration drive, charities and local community organisations holding stalls such as Haringey IAPT, Obaseki Solicitors, Manhood Academy whilst Reggae Britannia will be providing food.

Guest Speakers will be Patrick Vernon OBE and Danny Thompson who will both present on Black History Month.

This event is open to all. Let's come together to learn and celebrate Black History  as well as networking with and discovering artists, artisans, charities and  grassroot community organisations all working for the good of our communities.

For more info, see website below:

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Conversations in COLOURS by emerging Black Visual Artists, Brixton, 11 to 13 October 2019

September 29 2019 , Written by www.afrocultureblog.com Published on #art, #exhibition, #ujamaa, #afroculture, #2019, #disruptspace

Conversations in COLOURS by emerging Black Visual Artists, Brixton, 11 to 13 October 2019

Disrupt Space is a visual arts agency established to nurture and represent emerging Black visual artists. The company will recruit artists to accelerate their progression and build a platform for the future.

The new venture begins with a display of works of art called CONVERSATIONS IN COLOUR that can be seen at The Department Store in Brixton (from 11th - 13th of October, 12 - 5pm). Here, artists Lola Betiku, Marlon Stewart, Sharon Adebisi and Gus Brooks-Simpson take centre stage to unveil their work; some of which has been prepared just for the show.

To mark the occasion, Disrupt Space has invited one of our leading Black visual artist, Alvin Kofi of Kofi Arts to contribute to the programme. On Sunday 13th October (2 - 4pm) Kofi will present and preview work from his forthcoming coming collection entitled 'Figures in a Landscape’.

Contact details and social below:

#BlackArtDisrupts
e. preid@disruptspace.org
t. @disruptspace
f. disruptspacehq
w. disruptspace.org 

 

 

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