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Afro Cup FestivalThroughout the World Cup in South Africa Hackney's Rich Mix is hosting their very own Afro Cup Festival celebrating African music, arts, culture, independence and - of course - the beautiful game. All matches will be shown on a huge 10x15ft screen during a 25-day bonanza of live music, DJs, film, art, food and football. Oh, and it's all completely free! A photography exhibition explores the life of homeless children in Cape Town, street art will take place on a 90-foot platform opposite the Bethnal Green venue, and African street food will be available throughout the tournament. Music comes from the likes of Hackney Empire, Hackney Globe Trotter, Aficathy, Next Stop Soweto, South African Funk Experience, Afrikokoa, African Rootmaster, Afrovibrations, Yaaba Funk, Bukky Leo Quintet and much, much more. For a full programme of events go to www.richmix.org.uk/afrocup.

About Rich Mix Centre

Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with a colourful range of cultural offerings. Housed in a stunning, 62,000 square feet complex, this former garment factory is now a sleek, ultra-modern base for both entertainment and education. More about Rich Mix Centre


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Underground Stations

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Old Street Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Liverpool Street Tube Station
12 minutes walk
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Railway Stations

Whitechapel Overground Station
11 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Sclater Street Car Park
2 minutes walk
Great Eastern Street NCP
5 minutes walk

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Kids' Cine TimeKids' Cine TimeKids' Cine TimeThe Kids' Cine Time programme at Rich Mix continues with a wonderful selection of cartoons and children-friendly films. This regular slot at 11am on Saturday and Sunday mornings offers parents a hassle-free way of entertaining their little ones without having to fork out a fortune; it's only £1.50 per child with every accompanying adult getting in2020/04/03 Where:
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47† Bethnal Green Road† † † E1 6LA
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PRICING£1.50 (Children), Free (Accompanying adult with each child)
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The Kids' Cine Time programme at Rich Mix continues with a wonderful selection of cartoons and children-friendly films. This regular slot at 11am on Saturday and Sunday mornings offers parents a hassle-free way of entertaining their little ones without having to fork out a fortune; it's only ¬£1.50 per child with every accompanying adult getting in...†More about this event
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