We Face Forward: A West African Festival
|Dates:||15 September 2012|
|Times:||13:00 - 18:00|
|What is it:||Outdoor event|
|How much:||Drop-in, free|
1-6pm. Piccadilly Gardens.
For the London 2012 Festival, Manchester has been celebrating all things West African with exhibitions, events, concerts, artists installations and a travelling art bus all part of the We Face Forward season.
To mark the end of We Face Forward, Piccadilly Gardens will host a West African festival to give everyone one last chance to join in.
We Face Forward: A West African Festival will feature a main music stage with host DJ Mayeva and headline act Jali Nyonkoling Kuyateh, drumming, dance, Djembe and Dun Dun workshops as well as West African inspired art and craft activities and food.
We Face Forward is a season of contemporary art and music from West Africa, celebrated across Manchester’s galleries, museums, music venues and public spaces as part of London 2012 Festival. It is the first major collaboration between the city’s two leading exhibition spaces, Manchester Art Gallery and Whitworth Art Gallery.
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