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Summer festival guide for African music lovers

This festival season has so many treats for world and African music lovers! And there’s nothing quite like enjoying some good music, outdoors in the sun (or rain!). There are four UK festivals that have our attention – with eclectic line-ups including musicians from, or heavily influenced by, the African continent. The diversity doesn’t stop […]

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Culture and Christmas shopping

We’re pretty excited about the British Library’s current exhibition: West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song. It looks at literature and music – from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. You might already know about our love for stories – this exhibition indulges us with tales from […]

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Our top 6 galleries to see this weekend at Somerset House’s 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Fresh off back-to-back trips to South Africa and Colombia, I’m finally home in England this weekend. But the second I drop my bags at the door, I’m headed out again — this time to Somerset House, for the third London edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. In fact, I’ve already taken a gander around […]

Africa Utopia #Toghaltravels

Get your passports ready – we’re going to Africa Utopia!

  We invite you to journey with us to our favourite continent this September, at the Southbank Centre’s Africa Utopia festival. Taking place from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th September, the festival is back for a third year celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents. The festival looks […]

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