Who else wants to be transported to Magical Africa?

African Community Association of Bolton and Octagon Theatre Bolton present


Book your 3 FREE Workshops the Evening Performance Tickets,
Black History Official opening and Your African Market Shopping here

You will be redirected to the Octagon Theatre Booking Office

With Nat Biney -learn the beat of traditional African drums  1:30 

Daniel Shaw who was aged 2 here learning drumming with Nat Biney

Chief Okechukwu Ikeme the great Igbo

 Using colorful masks and outfits to tell stories, about rituals that regulate social life to ensure abundant harvest and human fertility

 Jali Nyonkoline Kuyalet from Gambia- 

 Beautiful sounds from his Kora, a great African traditional instrument unsurpassed by any modern electronic instrument 

Zulu Dancers from South Africa

Energetic, colourful dancers with intricate movements to authentic African music. 

Abi from Nigeria

Fantastic Af​rican Poet and story teller

Basket Weaving And Papercrafts 2:45pm

With Winnie Kabula and Noelene Gillatt

Official opening by the Bolton Mayor

Councillor Roger Hayes

Make your own batik, tie-dyed or printed headscarf

 Octago​​​​​n bar transformed for one day offering arts, crafts, fashion, jewellery, textiles and music

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