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Afrovibes - Township Café

Afrovibes - Township Café


  • DATES & TIMES: Monday 13 - Saturday 18 October, various times
  • AGE GROUP: All ages
  • TICKETS: Free
  • The Albany presents

    Afrovibes - Township Café

    Inspired by the tastes, sounds, colours and creativity of South Africa's Township culture, the Albany Café will once again be transformed into the hub of the Afrovibes festival.

    With Bunny Chow and Melktert on the menu, music, workshops, family activities, films, discussions and, above all, a chance to mingle with our international and UK artists.


    More than 300 pupils from local primary school, Tidemill Academy, take over the tabletops and ceiling of the Albany Café with their South African inspired objects and artworks. Led by professional artist, Jack Brown, the children will spend a month in art classes to create the hub of the Festival Fringe.


    Afrovibes Festival


    Afrovibes Festival, bringing some of the very best of South African arts to the UK and the Netherlands, makes a welcome return to the UK and the Albany this autumn.


    In 2014, the festival's biggest-ever programme celebrates 20 years of South African freedom: 20 years since the ending of apartheid and the beginning of democracy. The creativity of award-winning artists brings us music, drama, dance, photography and film, reflecting upon what it is to be part of 21st century South Africa. By turns it'll be thought-provoking, energetic, sad, fascinating, wonderful. With free events, family workshops and themed food served in the atmospheric Township Cafe, drop by, hang out and belong - you'll believe that you really are thousands of miles from home!