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Taste of Africa: Two Events

October 16 - October 22

Taste of Africa events is an annual celebration of Black History Month in Tees Valley. The events are aimed at celebrating Black History Month, promoting diversity and inclusion in the Tees Valley.

This year due to Covid restrictions all our events will be held virtually with the aim of returning to normality next year. See: www.facebook.com/tasteofafrica.northeast

The Taste of Africa Showcase (Virtual) in its 17th year will take place on the Saturday 16th October 2021 6pm-9pm.  This hugely popular event is a showcase of traditional performances, local talents and artists, music, designer African fashion show, food, youth dance groups and more. Also as part of the event we will also showcase the inspirational project Irin Ajo Mi – My Journey developed by our young people celebrating the journeys of African elders in Tees Valley.

Taste of Africa is holding its 7th Annual Black History Youth Awards Dinner (Virtual) on Friday 22nd October 2021 from 6pm-9pm. This event recognises achievement of young people and promotes positive role models in the community. This year our Award is focused on Resilience. The evening will feature young people doing great things and also recognise past recipients who have gone on to achieve great heights.


October 16
October 22