Celebrating 6 Years of Open the Gate…
13 hours of FREE Live World Music + The African Market!
This June, the cultural organization Open The Gate celebrates its 6th Anniversary.
As every year we are offering a special event: 13 hours of NON-STOP cultural entertainment, alongside our renowned African Market.
LIVE MUSIC on stage showcasing the best of London’s World music scene:
Afrofunk – Highlife / Ghana
Acoustic / Somalia
Directly from Mexico!
USIFU JALLOH – The Cowfoot Prince
Storytelling / Sierra Leone
BABA ADESOSE WALLACE
West Africa Traditional
NELSON & FRIENDS
Afrofusion from Mozambique
Hip Hop – Afrobeat
OPEN THE GATE SOUND + Guests
Reggae & beyond
DRUMMING workshop by DRUM SONG
THE AFRICAN MARKET
A unique Design & Crafts Market showcasing the talents from Africa and inspired by African cultures.
Many stalls: Fashion, Arts & Crafts, Design, Jewellery, Books, Music, Culture and more!
Facepainting & Glitter Tattoo
More than an exhibition and trade space, The African Market is a place of curiosity attracting an eclectic mix of people including families, young people, students & adults, and a networking platform both for traders and interested visitors, connecting amateurs, professionals and passionates.
And to complete the atmosphere, delicious African Food will served throughout the whole event!