Our Events

What’s On?

Discover what’s on at CultureTree from our workshops to family activities and exclusive Member events.

Past Events

Official Launch Of Yoruba Heritage Walking Trails & Mural

On Saturday 30th March 2024, CultureTree unveiled a giant mural in Peckham Square
that was developed through engagement and consultation with school children,
residents, and local community groups across the borough of Southwark.

Reception with Queen Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi

On Friday 3rd November, CultureTree in collaboration with the Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Michael Situ, hosted an evening reception to celebrate and showcase our Yoruba Heritage Walking Trails and Murals project.  

CultureTree celebrates Black History Month 2023

Join us at our immersive celebration of African heritage and culture. We’ll have African storytelling and singing for children under 5, African drumming workshop and performance, mural workshop, and a collaborative song writing workshop for families.

It Takes A Village – Book launch of ‘Ọmọ Mi – My Child’

To celebrate the launch of ‘A collection of Yorùbá lullabies: Ọmọ Mi – My Child’, CultureTree are collaborating with the British Library to host a special family event on Saturday, 15th April 2023.

Summer Book Club

To celebrate the release of the fantastic new book Children of the quicksands by Efua Traore, publishers Chicken House have kindly gifted us several copies of the VERY limited edition proof copy. ⁣We’ve decided that we’d like to gift these books to children who’d like to read it along with us as part of a Summer book club. ⁣The book club would be suitable for children aged 8 – 13 years old.⁣
UK residents only. Book club registration closes 30th July 2021. Postage costs apply. ⁣

Àbínibí Project

An Intergenerational Yorùbá language learning programme

Our pilot programme will see five older generation participants (aged 50+) with a high level of Yorùbá language proficiency skills matched with five young children (aged 7 – 13 years old) with beginner to mid-level Yorùbá language skills for an intensive 6 weeks period of one-to-one Yorùbá language practice and intergenerational relationship building activities.

Raising Rooted Children series

How can we inspire our children to have a clear sense of the beauty and value in their heritage?   How can we share meaningful experiences that enable our children develop a clear sense of their own transnational identity, belonging, and purpose?  How can we raise rooted children?

CultureTree celebrates Black History Month 2022

To celebrate Black History Month, we at CultureTree are holding a special African drumming and traditional African Storytelling event for children. We will also have a few specially selected Vendors selling African-inspired goods and merchandise.

Turtle Taido comes to London

For the first time ever, the creator of Turtle Taido will be bringing the lovable character Turtle Taido to London. We’ll be showing the award winning full-length episodes of Turtle Taido and your kids will also get to meet Turtle Taido in person.

N Circle Speakers Club at The Africa Centre, London

The N Circle Speakers Club brings together beginner and intermediate speakers of various Nigerian languages and provides them with a fun, relaxed and unique environment where they can learn, connect with like minded Nigerians, practice and improve their skills without the fear of ridicule.

Christmas Gift Making Workshop

Bring your kids along to CultureTree Centre for an exciting and engaging Christmas Gift Making Workshop with a twist!

During this festive season of giving, this is a beautiful opportunity for your children to give a gift to you, their parents and also feel the satisfaction and delight of making a gift themselves. The children will make Bracelets, Ankara Christmas cards, Ankara Baubles and Christmas Crackers (with a twist).

Hair, It’s a Family Affair: Interactive Storytelling with Mylo Freeman

CultureTree Centre invites you to a very special afternoon of lively storytelling with best-selling children’s author-illustrator Mylo Freeman.

Mylo will read from and sign copies of her latest children’s book, ‘Hair, It’s a family affair’, a fantastic children’s book that puts the spotlight on afro hair and the endless possibilities it offers.

An Evening of Poetry and discourse with Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún

CultureTree Centre is delighted to host Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún, a Nigerian linguist, writer, scholar and cultural activist for the launch of his poetry collection ‘Edwardsville by Heart’ and a panel discussion exploring what it means to hold on to your language in a changing world.

#MyWestminster Day

CultureTree will be part of Westminster City Council’s inaugural #MyWestminster Day taking place on Sunday 18th June at Paddington Recreation Ground. The event marks the #GreatGetTogether, where neighbours get together as part of a national celebration of everything we have in common in memory of Jo Cox MP.

We will be providing entertainment on the Band Stand. We are so excited and looking forward to the event!

Family Fun Day

We organised a free community event themed ‘Celebration of African Arts and Culture’ in partnership with Westminster City Council. There was storytelling, drumming, dancing, face-painting, braiding workshop, Yoruba nursery rhymes and plenty to eat and drink.