Open The Gate proudly presents a full day & night of events:
The African Market in the afternoon reknown Design and Arts Fair family event, followed by a 'Reggae Special' in the evening with documentary screening and Live music.
12pm to 7pm - The African Market
Join us from 12noon as we bring you a unique alternative fair, showcasing the talents from Africa and the Diaspora located in London and UK.
It includes designer’s and charities's stalls where you can find original, ethical, vintage and urban fashion pieces, accessories, jewellery, shoes as well as Arts & Crafts, homewear, beauty natural products, books, music, arts amongst more. Local & international charities are also represented, promoting their actions, raising awareness but also funds by selling goods.
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.
Joyful atmosphere guaranteed as you'll be welcomed by the distinctive sounds of the open Drumming Circle by ghanaian collective One Drum. So, expert musicians and beginners, don't be shy and join the Jam!
And to complete this homely and relaxing environment, homemade African food will be served all afternoon.
Headwrapping, Face painting and glitter Tattoo as well as hair beading and styling to improve your style!
It’s really energetic, the music and the liveliness. You can’t walk by and not come in...
It's open til 7pm, it's all FREE ENTRY and everyone is welcome!