2014 Africa Day Celebrations held in Nottingham


By Patrice Musarurwa

Edwards Lane Community Centre, Daybrook, Nottingham was once again the venue for this year’s Africa Day Celebrations.

Organised by African Community Nottingham (ACN) group, the event was graced by the Sheri of Nottingham, Cllr Jackie Morris who was accompanied by her husband.

 The event was well attended drawing participants from different members of African, Caribbean and local people.  is was in spite of the downpour which persisted throughout the day.

Some of the groups that were represented included Nottingham Arimathea Trust, Terence Higgins Trust, Matetsi Project, African Institute for Social Development (AISD), Swiss Global Freight Forwarding, Mojatu Foundation, Paperholics, Fi h-Rose Designs and Braai King Delights.

Music and entertainment included live acts by youth musical groups, 3 Deez, Ar Mular, Kuda Love and MC Antika. Paulo Carnoth had a drumming session alongside Black-Feather.

Wonderson, the ACN chairman said they “were delighted with the attendance and we believe look forward to holding the event again in 2015”.