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BEYOND NOLLYWOOD & Picturehouse Present ‘Over the Bridge.’

Picturehouse Cinemas Present BEYOND NOLLYWOOD New Wave Nigerian Cinema OVER THE BRIDGE World Premiere Q&A w/ BEYOND NOLLYWOOD curator Nadia Denton and writer & producer Tosin Otudeko (The Ritzy, Brixton) 8:15pm on Wednesday 18 October 2023 Folarin (Ozzy Agu) is a Lagos based investment banker with something to hide. Plagued by an alcohol problem and intermittent panic attacks, his life …

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AFWL Hosts the First UK AFRICA TRADE EXPO

BEYOND FASHION Africa Fashion Week London is incredibly pleased to introduce the inaugural UKAFRICA TRADE EXPO: Beyond Fashion. This is a creative platform for fostering international trade between the UK and Africa. Featuring a highly anticipated Keynote Speech from His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi on the importance of Commerce and Culture; the UKAFRICA TRADE EXPO showcases the unique …

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JD Douglas Salutes Marcus Rashford for Social Justice Campaign on Child Food Poverty.

A new painting to thank Marcus Rashford for his work as a social Justice Campaigner on Child Food poverty has been on display.  The painting was commissioned by the Producer and Writer JD Douglas, who wrote the stage production Black Heroes In the Hall of Fame. His other work includes JA Story the History of …

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The International Poetry Festival Returns, focusing on Ecopoetry and Activism at the Southbank Centre.

Returning for the first time since 2019, Poetry International, the major biannual festival celebrates poets, using their voice to preserve the environment and language. This is part of the Southbank Centre’s multi-artform season of events on the climate, called Planet Summer.  The festival runs from 21 – 23  July 2023. This year the line-up includes …

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KOKOROKO – A Journey of Upbeat Melodic Soundscapes at the Christine and the Queens Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London.

Review by Flora Masika Watching KOKOROKO is like watching live birds fly in the early dawn or witnessing a raindrop fall into clear water. It’s like being taken into the most vivid land and seascape paintings. KOKOROKO’s use of their instruments to conjure up expansive visions was truly breathtaking to behold.  Joining the likes of …

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Focus Africa Festival Featuring Music & Fashion Showcases Sat 29th July, London

  Focus Africa Festival returns post-covid with a brand new explosive multicultural entertainment showcase at Rich Mix, in Shoreditch, London’s number one independent arts venue. Focus Africa Organisation, in partnership with Arts Council England and Creative Resilience International present, 4th Focus Africa Festival: Music & Fashion, 29th July 2023, proudly supported by major pillars in …

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The National Church Leaders Forum calls on Government and Black Church Leaders to take Action on Policy Development

The National Church Leaders Forum  (NCLF) are calling on both the Government and Black Church Leaders across the UK to be more active in policy developments. Launching their revised Manifesto on 20 May 2023, the NCLF is demanding the government engages the Black churches in its developments of all policies, recognising the vital role Black …

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BEYOND NOLLYWOOD Social Mixer – Brixton Ritzy, Monday 6 March

    Nadia Denton is delighted to invite you to the forthcoming BEYOND NOLLYWOOD social mixer at The Ritzy Brixton Upstairs on from 6.30pm on Monday 6 March 2023. This social mixer is part of a series of BEYOND NOLLYWOOD events that will take place at Picturehouse Cinemas in 2023. This is a free event and to secure your place you …

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AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON – CHANGE OF DATE TO 8th – 9th OCTOBER 2022

Due to circumstances beyond control, AFWL has had to slightly move their dates for Africa Fashion Week London this year.  Hopefully, it will not have too much of an impact and allow the organisers to present a better overall experience for the visitors, designers and exhibitors!  The dates have just rescheduled from Friday to Saturday …

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