Check out our events picks for this weekend #somethingfortheweekend


Forward Youth presents: X Takes A Stand

An even of music and spoken word around the issue of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). A night to make you think, feel inspired, dance and enjoy!


9th Annual Huntley Conference: ‘When They Were Young’ – Researching our archives

View archive materials from this amazing African-Caribbean collection.  The Huntley youth forum will explore London in the 1970s when diasporas met and intellectuals were fighting on the front line.

African Art’s Earth Matters: Smithsonian National Museum of African Art 50th Anniversary

Katie Rost, member of The Vogue 100, hosts this evening of music and eco-friendly fashions inspired by the exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Metaphor and Material in the Arts of Africa. Grammy-nominated French-Cameroonian Les Nubians perform live with their unique blend of Afropean jazz, R&B, and hip-hop.



Express Yourself : Akala + Lovelle Hill + Parris Wright + Thea Maria + Miraa May

Express Yourself performers will communicate while allowing the audience to convey their thoughts and feelings. Join in and be a part of an unmistakable, innovative night of music, entertainment and fun.