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Afrovibes Festival

Afrovibes Festival


  • DATES & TIMES: Monday 1 October - Sunday 7 October 2012
  • The Albany and UK Arts International, in association with Afrovibes Netherlands, presents

    Afrovibes Festival

    Challenging. Stimulating. Thought-provoking.  Afrovibes Festival returns this October with contemporary theatre, dance and music from South Africa and beyond.

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    Experience a week-long festival of productions, hang out in our Township Cafe with authentic African food and drink plus a host of free pre and post show entertainment. Enjoy workshops, debates, after-show talks, late-night music and pop-up performances.


    Buy yourself a ticket for a main stage event, or just turn up to see what happens. Afrovibes is more than just a show - it's an experience.


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    Afrovibes Productions

    Image of actress in Mother to Mother    Actor with holding horns of animal skull    Production image of two actresses in And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses   

    Four musicians from Sibikwa Orchestra    Dancer mid performance with dark background    Dancer on his back on the floor

    Mother to Mother

    ' utterly heart-breaking performance' The Stage




    And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses

    'Waiting for Godot with skin lightening cream & soggy chips in place of boots & carrots' Exeunt


    The Sibikwa African Orchestra

    Double Bill: The Three Furies and Inception

    Double Bill: Inception and My Exile Is In My Head


    Browse the Afrovibes brochure here


    Watch the Afrovibes Festival trailer below:



    Afrovibes Festival first visited the Albany in Autumn 2010 to great acclaim. It returns this year as part of a UK tour.

    Find out more about Afrovibes Festival 2012.



    The Afrovibes Township Cafe




    To accompany the main Afrovibes Festival programme, we have an eclectic line-up of FREE pre and post show entertainment and activities in our Township Cafe. Soak up the atmosphere of the Shebeen, meet friends, enjoy a drink and sample our South African inspired menu or make a night of it and kick back to smooth African grooves.


    For the full Township Cafe programme click here.