London’s biggest African inspired shopping experience returns to the Capital on Monday bank holiday 30th May which is Spring Bank Holiday at the starting time of 10:00am. Africa at Spitalfields has fast become a popular feature on the calendar of the globally famous Spitalfields, the success of this free event has brought it into its fourth year. Africa at Spitalfields 2016 visitors can expect to be thrilled by this vibrant celebration of African culture as the Spitalfields traders market is transformed to provide a taste of the exotic. There is a tremendous appetite for something that's not plain English. People wish to taste, experience and take recommendations from a more diverse menu and wider selection of dishes that what they see now, especially from Africa. The food ran out at Africa on the Square 2015.
Visitors will enjoy being transported to one of the most colourful nations on earth through stalls of incredible interior design, fashion, music, art, crafts and literature. The aroma of sweet smelling African street food, traditional African dancers and the sounds of the Adowa and Kpanlogo drums will all welcome guests. The best of African talent and the diaspora will be showcased on the day, providing a veritable feast of things to see, taste, buy and do for both young and old.
When you shop at the market, your spending will boost your local small business economy, more of your money stays close to home that make our community a great place to live. Supporting local independent businesses really does make a difference. Support by buying authentic and traditional African cuisine. Support chefs and caterers using family recipes, fresh ingredients and those that provide excellent quality food service.
Take this opportunity and chance to try African cooking.
Time And Location
Monday 30th May 2016 Afternoon 10pm – 5pm
Spitalfields Traders Market
Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London, E1 6AA
Spitalfields Traders Market has up to 110 stalls on its busiest days. Located in Crispin Place under the Fosters and Partners glass canopy, the market is weather proof and totally wheelchair and push chair accessible. Just 5 minutes from Liverpool Street Station, stalls at Spitalfields Traders Market range from contemporary and vintage fashion, music, bespoke children's toys, jewellery and accessories and home interiors. The market is also surrounded by a host of independent boutiques, food shops and restaurants. Plus you have Old Spitalfields Market right next door.