African Diaspora Festival 03/07/2021

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African Diaspora Festival

11am - 8pm
Free entry
All welcome

Join the African Diaspora Foundation for annual family event celebrating heritage and culture and fabulous food from Africa.

Festivities include stage programme full of music, performance, speeches, dance and fashion show. Featuring (amongst others)

  • Leila Samati (Miss Great Britain Africa 2018)
  • Blessing Mutamba (Miss Ireland International, 2019)
  • Amos (The Voice Kids Star)

Don't miss the community parade in the park at 1pm-2pm

Visit the stalls full of fashion, jewellery, community groups, craft workshops and enjoy fantastic the African flavours at the food stalls.

Programme of Events:

11:00-13:00 Afro-Beat Music From Our Live DJ!

Afro-Beat music will set the mood for the Festival to come!

13:00-14:00 OPEN! African Diaspora Parade From John Lewis to Campbell Park!

Opening the Festival with a glorious display of traditional costume and African tradition – an ADF Festival Highlight!

14:00-15:00 Talent Show/Drummer Group/Somali Artists

A showcase of talent! Enjoy music and art at the ADF Festival!

16:00-17:00 Fashion Show

Fashion across Africa, see different national identities represented through clothing, hair and beads being worn by our talented young people (inspired by Leila Samati, the Miss Africa Great Britain winner in 2018)

17:00-17:30 South African Group

More talent and culture exhibited from Africa – this time the southern part!

17:30-18:00 Moroccan Artists

An exciting exposition of culture from Morocco, an exotic land!

18:00-19:00 Talent Show Finals!

The exciting conclusion to the talent show!

19:30-20:00 Featuring Amos – star of The Voice Kids

Up and coming rapper, Amos, the star of The Voice Kids!

Location: Campbell Park Ampitheatre

Parking: Park in the centre:mk car parks and folow short walk over Redway bridge into the park

  • Campbell Park

    Facilities:

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    Located at the heart of Milton Keynes, Campbell Park hosts many of Milton Keynes’ major festivals and events. Its imaginative mix of formal gardens, water features, woodland and open pasture mean it’s an ideal spot to enjoy the changing seasons.

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