Community, Diaspora and Immigration

PRINT, SPICE AND ALL THINGS NICE- AFRICA AT SPITALFIELDS, THE AFRICAN MINI MARKET

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Bank Holiday Monday 27th May 2013

Kick-starting the Spitalfields Estate summer programme, will be Africa at Spitalfields the one day market event with a difference. 

Come and join London's biggest African inspired shopping experience

On Bank Holiday Monday 27th May Spitalfields Market is being transformed  into a new shopping experience, celebrating the vibrant and very distinctive African culture and showcasing the talents from Africa and the Diaspora.

The day is to include stalls catering to individuals with an array of tastes including (but not limited to): African Music, Film, Fashion, Interiors, Street Food, Art and Literature.

Visitors will be greeted by the aroma of sweet smellinggourmet and rustic African street food, and traditional hot-stepping African dancers. There'll be hair braiding and some face painting for the kids –or the 'big kids' in us also.

More than just a conventional market day, Africa at Spitalfields is an interactive shopping experience, about bringing together the community young, old, families,  students, fashion buyers(and compulsive shoppers) whilst providing the perfect environment for stall holders and visitors to connect.

Feed your curiosity, your eyes and your taste buds…Get Involved, Get Inspired.

Free entry for all and everyone is welcome!

Africa at Spitalfileds are official supporters of Happy Piece  a socially conscious accessories brand using design and business to empower women in Rwanda to proudly lift themselves out of poverty.

Bank Holiday Monday 27th May

10am-5pm

Get Involved. Get Inspired.

 

 

Africa at Spitalfields is the brain child of Project Manager Jessica Odubayo-Laditanand  Banking Operations Analyst Victoria Akagwu aka Africa enthusiasts and lovers of the arts.

The idea came about after a holiday to Nigeria, where the fast growing fashion, beauty and arts industry is booming.

Both born in Africa but raised in London the market brings to life a taste of their African origins to the streets of London which they know and love.

Africa at Spitalfileds are official supporters of Happy Piece  a socially conscious accessories brand using design and business to empower women in Rwanda to proudly lift themselves out of poverty.

For post event coverage please email info@africaatspitalfields.co.uk for official photos.

Twitter:     @Aatspitalfields

www.facebook.com/africaatspitalfields 

Email:  info@africaatspitalfields.co.uk

Telephone:  07946736292

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