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21 Dec - The National Theatre’s play of the year
18 Dec - Have You Heard About the Shutdown? (Neno Natural)
30 Nov - The UK’s Only Website Dedicated To African-Caribbean Theatre Shortlisted For Major Creative Industry Award
31 Oct - See The Hotel Cerise in Stratford now until 12 Nov!
24 Oct - ★★★★★ ‘Joy to watch’ - Audiences are raving about A Man of Good Hope
21 Oct - Fresh and fast-paced Hamlet from Black Theatre Live
19 Oct - As Long As You’re of African Heritage
13 Oct - PwC £10 Previews at the Old Vic
07 Oct - £15 tickets for Amadeus at the National Theatre
04 Oct - ★ ★ ★ ★ “Epic in every sense” (Guardian). Book now for Father Comes Home
21 Sept - Strictly Arts Theatre return to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
13 Sept - Opens Friday - 14th London African Music Festival - produced by Joyful Noise
07 Sept - Get £10 off tickets for Father Comes Home From the Wars
24 Aug - Ticket offer for heartwarming love story Counting Stars at Theatre Royal Stratford East
12 Aug - Coming up at Africa Utopia: performance, food, music, talks and more
05 Aug - Hello London, Hello Barbados - Museum of London
03 Aug - Black Cultural Archives celebrates the mystic of the Rastafari Movement in Britain
29 Jul - An anarchic new play with enough punch for everyone - They Drink It In The Congo
19 Jul - Join the Royal Shakespeare Company this Summer for a festival of new plays at The Other Place #FestivalSeason
15 Jul - Book Now: Renowned playwright Caryl Churchill returns to @royalcourt #PigsandDogs
05 Jul - This week’s hottest pick - Workshop Negative by Cont Mhlanga
04 Jul   Free playwriting programme for Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic writers at the Belgrade Theatre
24 Jun - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, competitions and offers - 24 June 2016
21 Jun - Zimbabwe's most talked about show comes to London
23 May - Come and watch the RSC’s fantastic production of Hamlet in a cinema near you on 8 June
09 May - Don't miss: Two Gospel plays happening this weekend by Dr Elaine Spencer
05 May - Book now: Vula Viel - National Centre for Early Music , York
03 May - £15 tickets for Les Blancs at the National Theatre
25 Apr - This bank holiday weekend: the annual Breakin' Convention - international festival of hip hop dance theatre
14 Apr - Get free tickets to see gospel stage play 'Changed' by Dr Elaine Spencer
05 Apr - £10 tickets for The Suicide at the National Theatre
17 Mar - Young Vic 2016 Season now on sale!
15 Mar - Exclusive £10 offer from the National Theatre to Lorraine Hansberry's Les Blancs
11 Mar - Ground-breaking drama A Raisin in the Sun at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry
26 Feb - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Offers -26 Feb 2016
23 Feb - BAFTA nominee Cathy Tyson stars in Red Snapper at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
12 Feb - Afrobeat Superstar Dele Sosimi + Young Pilgrims – next Friday at Kings Place
08 Feb - Paapa Essiedu takes the lead in RSC’s Hamlet
06 Feb - Early bird ticket offer: Private Pain in Public Pews by Dr Elaine Spencer
04 Feb - Book now: African Valentine's Night
25 Jan - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - £10 & £15 ticket offer – great seats
16 Jan - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Interviews
14 Jan - £15 tickets for critically acclaimed The Rolling Stone opening tonight
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29 Dec - THANK YOU: 2015 Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair at the Black Cultural Archives
11 Dec - This weekend: the annual Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair at the Black Cultural Archives
30 Nov - Robin Hood the Pantomime at Theatre Royal Stratford East
24 Nov - From Barbados to Birmingham, my Grandad and Me: Abuelo by Amahra Spence @ovalhouse
10 Nov - Stolen Images: People & Power in the Films of Raoul Peck @BFI
28 Oct - Book now: All Churched Out by Hidden Hearts Theatre
27 Oct - See South African dancer Gregory Maqoma with live music by Simphiwe Dana
23 Oct - West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song A new exhibition at the British Library
21 Oct - Hallelujah! Critics praise A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes at the Tricycle Theatre
09 Oct - Don't miss: Omeros by Derek Walcott starring Joseph Marcell at The Globe
07 Oct - Book now: Lokito Ya Congo & DJ Africathy at Rich Mix
05 Oct - Book now: Selina Thompson's Dark & Lovely at Ovalhouse Theatre
29 Sept - Lucian Msamati & Sharon D. Clarke star in A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes @TricycleTheatre #WolfSnake
18 Sept - Don't miss - the 13th London African Music Festival #LAMF2015 - opens today
08 Sept - This weekend: Utopia Theatre presents Iyalode of Eti. Adapted by Debo Oluwatuminu. Directed by Moji Kareem
01 Sept - World premiere of stunning new London musical - The Etienne Sisters, Theatre Royal Stratford East
25 Aug - Celebrate African arts and culture at Africa Utopia
17 Aug - Save the date - the 13th London African Music Festival #LAMF2015
12 Aug - Last chance to see Ade Solanke's directorial debut East End Boys, West End Girls
27 Jul - Meet the cast - East End Boys, West End Girls. Written and directed by Ade Solanke
20 Jul - Nigerian pianist Niran Obasa live at the Southbank Centre + Afridiziak News
16 Jul - Spora Stories presents East End Boys, West End Girls. Written and directed by Ade Solanke
13 Jul - Lover's Rock Monologues back by popular demand for one week only!
09 Jul - Book now: Funmi Olawumi live at the Southbank Centre + theatre news from Afridiziak
25 Jun - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Offers - 25 June 2015
24 Jun - Exclusive offer for Afridiziak – South African opera at the Tricycle
17 Jun - This weekend - IROKO Theatre's 'The Green Stone Bead' - edutainment for the whole family
11 Jun - Educating Rita starring Lenny Henry
07 Jun - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Interviews - 7 June 2015
01 Jun - Coup Fatal - the ultimate Congolese, dance and music party at Sadler's Wells
29 May - Special £10 ticket offer: hang – His Life. In her Hands.
27 May - The Green Stone Bead by IROKO Theatre - free theatre for the whole family
22 May - Don't miss: The Yoruba Women Choir live at the Tabernacle
12 May - This weekend - gospel play Melody of Deception in Birmingham and London
11 May - RSC's Othello opens 4 June with Hugh Quarshie and Lucian Msamati
09 May - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Interviews - 9 May 2015
01 May - *** ‘Bold. Attention grabbing.’ Reviews are in for Everyman at the National Theatre
24 Apr - Afridiziak's Standing O - Theatre News, Reviews and Interviews
17 Apr - Lookman Sanusi directs Ola Rotimi's 'The Gods Are Not to Blame' - book now
09 Apr - Don't miss: Funmi Olawumi live at Union Chapel - 10th April
30 Mar - Canada's #1 Gospel play by Dr Elaine Spencer"Melody of Deception" to make its UK debut in Birmingham and London
24 Mar - £15 tickets to see 'Everyman' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor at National Theatre
20 Mar - Late evening viewing of the Staying Power exhibition at Black Cultural Archives
13 Mar - Book now: Play Mas by Mustapha Matura, Orange Tree Theatre
05 Mar - Special Afridiziak Ticket Offer for The Royale, Bush Theatre
24 Feb - Liberation – From Zimbabwe to Liberia
20 Feb - Book now: Tiata Fahodzi's Boi Boi is Dead!
06 Feb - Talawa: 2015 UK Tour
28 Jan - Antigone – a gripping new play by BAFTA Award-winning playwright Roy Williams @stratfordeastv
09 Jan - Don't miss: London Tales by Utopia Theatre
14 Jan - New exhibition opens - Staying Power: Photographs of the Black British Experience
     
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18 Dec - Free festive workshops with Spora Stories
12 Dec - Spora Stories - Free Family Creative Fun. Love African Theatre!
11 Dec - Exhibitions at Black Cultural Archive
07 Nov - Book now: The Scottsboro Boys, Garrick Theatre
06 Nov - International street dance festival at the Black Cultural Archives - book online
01 Nov - This Wednesday (5 November) at Camden People's Theatre: Amsterdam by Chanje Kunda
22 Oct - Book now: London International Festival of Exploratory Music 2014
17 Oct - Autumn Highlights at the Black Cultural Archives
14 Oct - 21st century play of love and lust - Amsterdam
13 Oct - Book now: Quincy and Dane Baptiste - live at Cutty Sark!
10 Oct - Book now: Afrovibes Festival at The Albany - South African theatre, music and dance
07 Oct - Don't miss: How Nigeria Became - fantastic family theatre celebrating the history of Nigeria
06 Oct - Opens this week - The House That Will Not Stand at the Tricycle Theatre
29 Sept - Join the Pandora's Box debate at Catford Broadway Theatre, 'Fight or Flight: Educating British African kids'
25 Sept - Book now: MilkMilkLemonade at the Ovalhouse Theatre
19 Sept - Nadia Denton 'Beyond Nollywood' book launch and screenings - this weekend at the BFI
18 Sept - Don't miss: the 12th London African Music Festival from 19th to 28th September 2014
09 Sept - Cast announced for Ade Solanke's Pandora's Box
08 Sept - Macbeth transposed to war-torn Congo: at the Barbican next week
31 Aug - Book now: Beyond Nollywood at the BFI Southbank - African Odysseys
28 Aug - Ade Solanke's award-winning Pandora's Box returns for national tour
26 Aug - Book now: Africa Utopia, Southbank Centre
21 Aug - Verdi’s opera transposed to war-torn Congo: at the Barbican in September
20 Aug - Don't miss: Jazz re:fest 2014 - this Saturday (Carnival weekend)
11 Aug - Save the date: Joyful Noise presents the 12th London African Music Festival
01 Aug Don't miss: Perseverance Drive at The Bush Theatre - special £10 reader
25 Jul - Book now: Funmi Olawumi live at the Vortex Jazz Club
14 Jul - Black Cultural Archives opens a brand new heritage centre – 24 July
04 Jul - Book now: Chigger Foot Boys by Patricia Cumper, Ovalhouse Theatre
26 Jun - Book now: Juwon Ogungbe presents Progress Ceremony at The Forge
20 Jun - Don't miss: Tiata Fahodzi's The Legend of Hamba (free performances)
06 Jun - Afridiziak e-news ft Yoruba Women Choir, Debra Debs, Janet Kay and Fruitvale Station
30 May - Book now: The Epic Adventure of Nhamo 2014 Tour
06 May - Book now: Sizwe Banzi is Dead by Athol Fugard - Albany Theatre
30 Apr - Breakin' Convention opens this weekend!
17 Apr - Theatre Royal Stratford East presents Kingston 14
15 Apr - Royal Court - new plays from South Africa: after 20 years of democracy
11 Apr - Book now: Breakin’ Convention — International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre
04 Apr - Half of a Yellow Sun in cinemas nationwide from 11th April 2014
21 Mar - Goldie stars in gripping new police corruption drama – book now
11 Mar - Book now: Chewing Gum Dreams at The Shed
04 Mar - 2nd African Composers Series, We Are Proud competition + interviews and reviews
28 Feb - Egusi Soup 2014 - London tour
04 Feb - Book now: We are Proud to Present, Bush Theatre
31 Jan - Book now: Jonzi D, Lyrikal Fearta - Albany Theatre
07 Jan - Don't miss: Juwon Ogungbe's Progress Ceremony
02 Jan - Book now: Blurred Lines, The Shed, National Theatre
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23 Dec - Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions raises funds for Sickle Cell Society
11 Dec - Birmingham this Saturday: Annual Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair
10 Dec - Birmingham Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair collaborates with Mane Divas and Lola's Curls
07 Dec - It's today: annual Afridiziak Gifts & Occasions Winter Fair - shopping/networking event (London)
4 Dec - 2013 Alfred Fagon Award - winner/pics, Zhe, Triforce, Afridiziak fair
25 Nov - Don't miss: Skeen the Play, The Lost Theatre
21 Nov - 2013 Alfred Fagon Award - in memory of the late Jamaican playwright and actor, Alfred Fagon
16 Nov - Don't miss: Annual Afridiziak Gifts & Occasions Winter Fair - shopping/networking event
08 Nov - nut: ★★★★ 'Mesmerising.' Metro
31 Oct - Film Africa 2013 – UK’s largest celebration of African cinema returns
29 Oct - Hot Ticket: Home Again red carpet film premiere, British Museum
25 Oct - Don't miss: Crowning Glory by Somalia Seaton, Stratford East
18 Oct - Book now: nut by debbie tucker green
14 Oct - Competitions galore with Afridiziak Theatre News
07 Oct - Afridiziak Theatre News celebrates 5 years - press release / pics
02 Oct - Crowning Glory by Somalia Seaton (to weave or not to weave)
25 Sept - Soweto Kinch: The Legend of Mike Smith
19 Sept - Tonight: Queen Salawa Abeni & The Yoruba Women Choir + theatre reviews, film offers & competitions
17 Sept - Don't miss YEAh Live 4 - a fashion and beauty special
15 Sept - Don't miss: The Last Fall starring Lance Gross **exclusive to Kush Film Boutique**
13 Sept - Opens today: 11th London African Music Festival
11 Sept - Exclusive offer for 5 Star A Boy and His Soul at Tricycle Theatre
06 Sept - Queen Salawa Abeni and the Yoruba Women Choir, Southbank Centre
02 Sept - Where do you get SOUL? A soundtrack to 1970s Philadelphia
24 Aug - I'll Walk With You (a poem) by Giles Terera
08 Aug - Escape to Africa this summer at the Tricycle Theatre
26 July - Brides of Culture's multicultural bridal exhibition + theatre news, reviews and more
24 July - Tricycle Theatre & Tiata Fahodzi: The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and His Sexy Wife Chipo
19 July - Book now: Lost Nation by Topher Campbell
17 July - A Dream Across the Ocean, Hackney Empire - this weekend
15 July - National Theatre celebrates 50 years of black artists in British theatre
11 July - Season in the Congo competition, special offers, theatre news and interviews
04 July - (National Theatre) Walk in the Light: 50 years of black artists in British theatre
27 June - Book now: Unrivalled Landscape at Orange Tree Theatre
21 June - Afridiziak competition special + tonight, Funmi Olawumi at the Jazz Cafe
18 June - Book now: A Season in the Congo starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Patrice Lumumba
11 June - Book now: Cush Jumbo's Josephine [Baker] and I, Bush Theatre
06 Jun - Book now: Funmi Olawumi - Jazz Cafe, London and tour
23 May - Book now: The Amen Corner by James Baldwin, National Theatre
17 May - Don't miss: The Shepherd's Chameleon directed by Moji Kareem
08 May - Don't miss: The Burial by Bola Agbaje
24 Apr - Book now: The Burial by Bola Agbaje
18 Apr - Don't miss: The Yoruba Women Choir, Jazz Cafe
11 Apr - Don’t miss: Three Birds at the Bush Theatre
20 Mar - YEAh Live networking & shopping - pre Easter special
14 Mar - YEAh Live in association with Naturally Simple presents hair care maintenance – the natural way
06 Mar - Win tickets to see August Wilson's Fences
01 Mar - Book now - Fences starring Lenny Henry, Richmond Theatre - limited run
26 Feb - Inspiration, elevation and entertainment at YEAh Live 3
19 Feb - Feast gets extended run at the Young Vic and more theatre news
12 Feb - Save the date: YEAh Live on 23 March 2013
06 Feb - Don't miss: Feast - an epic new musical play from the Young Vic
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20 Dec - From Afridiziak: panto reviews and interview with Lookman Sanusi
12 Dec - Book now: Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again
07 Dec - Don't miss: Third Annual Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair
01 Dec - It's Today: [Birmingham] Afridiziak Gifts and Occasions Winter Fair
06 Nov - Book now: Hit show from South Africa 'I Stand Corrected' by Mojisola Adebayo and Mamela Nyamza
26 Oct - From Afridiziak: Winter Fair 2012 + Adrian Lester, Jonzi D and more
10 Oct - Don't miss: Carroll Thomson, Janet Kay & Victor Romero Evans at The Albany
05 Oct - From Afridiziak: Half price tickets to Meet the Adebanjo's Live
03 Oct - Music meets theatre: Lover's Rock Monologues
24 Sep - From Afridiziak: AfroVibes Festival comes to London
14 Sep - Book now: AfroVibes Festival @ The Albany
10 Sep - From Afridiziak: Stratford Circus presents the London African Music Festival
01 Aug - Book now: RSC's all-black Julius Caesar comes to London - five weeks only!
15 Aug - Afridiziak News: Ghett'A Life the Movie
01 Aug - Book now: RSC's all-black Julius Caesar comes to London - five weeks only!
18 Jul - Special offer tickets to see Desdemona [Barbican Hall], Adebanjo's, Vintage Star and more...
13 Jul - UK premiere of Desdemona: Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré and Peter Sellars, Barbican Hall
10 Jul - Afridiziak Theatre News: Time2Shine Gospel Talent Quest on Vox Africa every Sunday
06 Jul - Afridiziak Theatre News: Meet the Adebanjo's live on stage + competition
13 Jun - Afridiziak Theatre News: Ray Fearon, Julius Caesar, Flawless and English National Ballet
31 May - Afridiziak Theatre News: RSC's Julius Caesar, Sing Your Song BFI comp
24 May - Afridiziak Theatre News: Royal Court's Belong transfers to Theatre Local + other news
17 May - Afridiziak Theatre news, reviews and listings: May 2012
07 May - Time2Shine Gospel auditions, Ellen Thomas interview, Belong review + The Bodyguard Musical
03 May - Book now for Ade Solanke's Pandora's Box: Afridiziak Theatre News
16 Apr - Don't miss Belong by Bola Agbaje at the Royal Court Theatre
05 Apr - Afridiziak Theatre News: What's on + Ozwald Boateng DVD competition
19 Mar - Win tickets to see The Comedy of Errors starring Lenny Henry, National Theatre
13 Feb - Afridiziak Theatre News: February 2012‏
18 Jan - Don't miss Umoja, Peacock Theatre: Afridiziak Theatre News
05 Jan - New and improved: Afridiziak Theatre News‏