African Heritage & Culture events in Sheffield 

Sheffield has a wide range of ‘African Heritage’ themed cultural events on offer throughout the year. Whether you want to be empowered, educated or entertained, there's something for everyone to enjoy. From fascinating talks, thought-provoking words and images, to music that will get your blood pumping and feet tapping – Sheffield has it all!

Events listed here are collated by the African Heritage Culture Forum, who work in partnership with organisations across Sheffield to help raise awareness, educate and support the recognition of the city’s diverse history and African heritage culture.

For more information visit their website here: www.africanheritage.org.uk

 

African Heritage & Culture events

Lost In Music

Get ready to recreate the magical 70s and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind and Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.

24 May 2024 19:30

SNAPSHOT: Drylongso

Film directed by Cauleen Smith, about a young art student 'Pica' who, as an outlet for her dysfunctional life, photographs young African American men with the belief they are an "endangered species" who may one day become extinct.

25 May 2024 - 30 May 2024

Liberation Squares

Three teenage girls forge an unlikely friendship when they meet at a creative writing workshop at a hip new café/workspace which used to be their library. But when they discover the workshop is connected to the state surveillance ‘Prevent’ programme, they have to fight back.

28 May 2024 - 29 May 2024

A Little Way Different with DJ Richard Smith

A Little Way Different with DJ Richard Smith. A night of ska rocksteady and reggae featuring the sounds of Alton Ellis, Delroy Wilson, Ken Boothe, Bob Marley Dennis Brown Gregory Isaacs and many more.

31 May 2024 20:00

La Rumba: Nubiyan Twist ft. Aziza Jaye

Born in Leeds and belonging to the world of undeniable grooves, 9-piece afrobeat/funk/jazz ensemble Nubiyan Twist bring the party in June.

07 Jun 2024 19:00

SoundCafe: a celebration

Whether you're an introvert looking for a relaxing atmosphere, an extrovert eager to dance the night away, or an ambivert seeking a balance of both, Sound Café welcomes you to join them at their launch event.

08 Jun 2024 18:00

Migration Matters Festival 2024

The UK's largest Refugee Week festival, Migration Matters returns to Sheffield 14 - 22 June with another extensive programme of music, comedy, conversation, art, theatre, film and more.

14 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Erased: WW2's Heroes of Colour

Join Executive Producer and Narrator Idris Elba and the teams from 22Summers and October Films for a case study into the development and production of Nat Geo’s new series, Erased: WW2’s Heroes of Colour.

15 Jun 2024 10:30 - 11:30

What's Love Got To Do With It?

‘Simply The Best' tribute to sensational Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame legend Tina Turner is coming to Sheffield City Hall next July.

28 Jul 2024 19:30

Sheffield Festival of Reggae

The Sheffield Festival Of Reggae all-dayer is back! 3 stages featuring Reggae, Dub & Roots. There will also be an outside courtyard with amazing food vendors.

17 Aug 2024 15:00 - 00:00
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