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Mwalimu Express presents

Mwalimu Express

Sunday 17 September
Main Space

In a nutshell

A glorious culturally conscious afternoon for the whole family featuring live music, cinema, dance, games, workshops and best of vibes. 

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Each month we feature a different live act with African connections, DJ Sets from Rita Ray and Max Reinhardt, African cinema with introduction and Q&A’s led by Andy Jones of Screen Station.

Lucy Angell John’s dance session for kids lasts all afternoon along with the Oware Society’s non stop playing of the oldest board game in the world, Oware, as played in Ghana.

People talk, dance, clap, cheer, drink, eat, and share a celebration of African Culture.

What to Expect

There are two live sets  from the visiting artist every session  followed by a film, a feature or a selection of shorts.The dance workshop for kids goes on from 2 till 4 and there are Oware board games led by teachers from the oware society each session. Plus Stalls from Open the Gate African Market, Dom’s CD Stall, face painting and portraiture and may other surprises on a monthly basis. The Richest Mix at Rich Mix for sure.

Who's Involved

17 September:  The launch of London African Music Festival 2017! Featuring Afla Sakey’s Sabby International Drummers & Ghanaian Afropop star, Wiyaala
15 October: Muntu Valdo

19 November: Madalitso Band

17 December: TBA

Every month: Dj sets and hosting from Rita Ray (BBC World Service) and Max Reinhardt (late Junction BBC Radio3)

Why does Rich Mix matter?

'It's an oasis where community still matters a, where local voices can be heard and where local artists and practitioners from all over London can find a space and a platform for their work.'

Find out more

Wesbite: www.mwalimuxpress.com /

Follow: @imaxreinhardt / Mwalimu Xpress 

Things you should know

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Event times

Sun 15 October


Sun 19 November


Sun 17 December