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Newham Leisure Centre

281 Prince Regent Lane


E13 8SD

United Kingdom

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This event will feature great live performances, live bands, dance, competitions, awards program, networking, product sampling, African cuisine/ food stalls, fashion & market stalls, drum, poetry, fashion shows and traditional craft displays, story telling.

If you'd also like to hold a stall showcasing your products including Photographs, Clothing, Jewellery, Accessories, Arts, Natural skincare and beauty, Homeware, Books and samples of food etc. please e-mail: or

The festival is FREE to the public. Benefitting our charitable initiative Hope Alive Mission in aid of Domestic Violence Charities in UK and Africa.


How to get there!

Car: Situated only 7.7 miles from Central London, is easily accessible by road (via A3211 and A1203)

Buses: 147, 262, 300, 473

Tube and rail: Canning Town, Upton Park and Plaistow, West Ham

Parking: Ample free parking

Thanking our Supporting Partners: Hona Africa, Active Newham, Pauline Long Show, Open the Gate, African Dazzle, Senditoo, Hope Alive Mission, Pearlchat, BlacknBold Magazine.


How to book your stall for our 12th August event:

  1. Contact and request for a registration form.

  2. Once form is completed and payment received you will receive an email with confirmation.

  3. Promote it!

How to enquire about the workshops and participating in Kitenge Festival on the 12th August:

  1. Contact to enquire and leave your contact details.

  2. You will receive a call back to discuss your participation.

  3. Once arrangements are agreed you will receive an email with confirmation.

  4. Promote it!

Early Bird Prices
Enquire about stalls and the fashion showcase with

What to expect
African market, Street Food, Fashion Shows, Awards, Live band, Dj Sets, Dress Competiotions, BBQ and much more.

Dress Code
Strictly Kitenge/African Print

Age Limited
People of all ages welcome! There's something for everyone.

Event Parking is available at the venue on a first come first serve basis.

We are very family friendly. We have pulled together a fun program for the children on the agenda.


With the event being held in a public place, you are welcome to take videos and photos of the day. When uploading to social media, make sure to use the hashtag #kitengefestivaluk. Kitenge Festival UK produces a variety of marketing and communications materials in an effort to raise awareness on our services and success stories. As such, we take photos and videos of stakeholders for use in case studies, posters, leaflets, testimonials, newsletters, website and other outlets to promote what we do. By registering, you give us full permissions to use the photo/video(s) and any personal information you provide to us in our marketing communications avenues. The photos/videos will not be used for any other purpose.

Pick up a copy at the Kitenge Fest Registration desk on the day.

Lost People/ Property

In the event of a person or property becoming lost, they should be taken to the Kitenge Fest Registration desk.

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