Africa on the Square – Saturday 15th October 2016
LOCATION: Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N 5DN
Africa on the Square returns to Trafalgar Square for the third time on Saturday 15 October. This popular event celebrates African arts and culture. There’ll be a range of activities highlighting communities from across the continent.
The annual event, organised by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, will feature African arts and culture with a range of activities highlighting the diverse communities from across the continent and their presence in the UK.
Last year, Africa on the Square attracted 28,000 visitors and it is anticipated that the numbers will be even higher this year.
The free event will be compered by Esther Alade and Usifu Jalloh, also known as the Cowfoot Prince, and will include live music from Nigeria’s Bukky Leo & Black Egypt, talented MOBO Unsung finalists, amongst other spectacular acts.
Other highlights include an exclusive fashion show directed by Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL), which will feature designers from the contemporary African fashion scene.
The one-day event will be complete with an African market, food stalls and an array of activities to keep young children entertained and excited.