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This is Africa – The Coventry AfroFuture Festival

Honouring the past and celebrating the future with the Coventry’s AfroFuture Festival presented by This is Africa! The festival will host six amazing events during black history month, check out this brochure to find out more about The Living Culture Exhibition, Black Business Expo, Sankofa African Couture, The Drum Circle, Reclaim Youth Conference and the Regenerate performance piece!

Afro-future Festival Brochure


The Living Culture Exhibition ( 1st to 29th of October 2021 ) – A daring invitation to explore black history from BC2000 in a timeline of events that has shaped the lives of people from the black community.

Black Business Expo ( 15th – 16th of October 2021 ) – Showcasing black led businesses from across multiple sectors, lots of networking opportunities available.

Sankofa African Couture ( 16th of  October 2021 ) – Experience colour and creativity on the catwalk as This is Africa launches its first fashion show.

Drum Circle ( 23rd of October 2021 ) – A therapeutic drumming and storytelling piece for fun and relaxation.

RECLAIM, Youth Conference ( 30th of October 2021 ) – Filled with motivation and positivity, young people shape their future and explore meaningful employment opportunities.

REGENERATE ‘Looking back to move forward’ ( 30th of October 2021 ) – Crowning the festival, young people explore their roots in a theatrical display and bring into the present sensitive subjects such as racism in an open forum for public discussion.

The festival is open to everyone! We hope to see you there!