The third edition of the weekend celebration of Africa and the African diaspora, featuring music, debates, comedy, arts and crafts, dance and fashion, as well as a market and street-food stalls.
The many musical highlights include legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen with guest musicians Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté; the return of Senegal's Orchestra Baobab for the first time in three years; a rare gig from West African singer Kassé Mady Diabaté, and the launch of Europe's first Black and Minority Ethnic classical symphony orchestra Chineke!, with a performance of Philip Herbert's Elegy in Memory of Stephen Lawrence. There's also visual art, including the first UK solo exhibition from South Africa's Dineo Seshee Bopape.
Family activities and workshops are mostly free. Look out for African Social Dance lessons (Sep 10) Tavaziva Dance's workshops and performances (Sep 13) and Afro Dance Xplosion's sessions (Sep 13).