Africa Oyé 2019 – Gallery

Africa Oyé 2019 Words by Natasha Young | Images by Mark McNulty The 27th Africa Oyé festival took place in South Liverpool’s Sefton Park, bringing two-days of free music and entertainment. Festival-goers of all ages enjoyed a packed line-up celebrating African music and culture, with Jamaican legend Horace Andy among the headlining performers ... Read More...

Liverpool’s favourite cultural events returning in 2019: Africa Oyé and more…

Liverpool's favourite cultural events returning in 2019 Familiar cultural favourites are returning to Liverpool in 2019, bringing another helping of exciting line-ups and unique additions. Words by Natasha YoungOyé on the way with another bumper line-up Popular summer festival Africa Oyé will fill Sefton Park with the music and culture of Africa and ... Read More...

Africa Oyé returns to Sefton Park this weekend

Africa Oyé returns to Sefton Park this weekend (16-17 June) for its 26th annual free celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture.Grammy-nominee Rocky Dawuni and Grammy-winners Inner Circle headline the Saturday and Sunday respectively and are joined by the likes of Orchestre Poly-Rythmo and Sona Jobarteh.Liverpool's own Remee will kick off the music line-up ... Read More...

Kazimier, Liverpool Pride, Africa Oyé and Milapfest leading Feast of Fire finale

Popular cultural organisations including Kazimier Productions, Africa Oyé and Liverpool Pride will turn up the heat at Feast of Fire this weekend.As the four-day Easter weekend brings Walk the Plank’s attraction at St John’s Gardens to a close, the organisers are promising more memorable spectacles.Leading Indian arts trust Milapfest will ... Read More...

Council proposes new charges for events in Liverpool’s parks and public spaces

Organisers of commercial and charitable events could face new charges for the use of Liverpool’s parks and public spaces.Liverpool City Council cabinet members will consider introducing the policy and rates, which the local authority says would “help safeguard parks from the potential impacts of future cuts to the council’s budget”.If ... Read More...

What’s on in Liverpool: Event listings for 16 – 29 June 2017

What’s on in Liverpool Event listings for 16 – 29 June 2017 16-18 June Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament Liverpool Cricket Club Catch the remaining three days of the largest tennis exhibition event in Europe, with Marcus Willis, Ana Bogdan and Guillermo Canas among the stars set to hit the court.17 June Summer Arts Market Liverpool Cathedral The North West’s biggest arts, crafts ... Read More...

Children to learn from Africa Oye musician

Schools and youth organisations across Merseyside will be part of Liverpool’s festival season this year thanks to a new participation project.Children will be taught about the music and culture of Madagascar when Africa Oye tours the region with musician Haja, from the African island’s band HAJAmadagascar & the Groovy People.Africa Oye's ... Read More...