During the UK's Black History Month 2023

The Museum
of Afro Hair ​

Saturday 7 October 2023
Hammersmith, London

Visit the Museum of Afro Hair! Explore exhibits, and dive into hands-on workshops. Whether you’re taking a selfie or engaging in an afro hair workshop, you’ll have a fun time. We celebrate Afro hair and promote understanding, self-love, and inclusivity. Come and join us for a day filled with learning and inspiration. Don’t miss out – your enjoyable experience awaits!

🕒 Saturday 7 October, 10 AM to 7 PM
📍Novotel London West, Floor 1, London, W6 8DR
🎉 Part of CURLYTREATS Festival

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Sat 7 October | Novotel London West, Floor 1, London, W6 8DR

Choose Your Tickets for the Museum of Afro Hair

Sat 7 October | Novotel London West, Floor 1, London, W6 8DR

Workshop Facilitators.

Sat 7 October | Novotel London West, Floor 1, London, W6 8DR

What's On!

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
( 30 Mins )

Registration and Networking 

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
( 1 Hour )

Language of Fabric: Head Wrapping

Skilled Art Teacher, Amma Serwaa Asantewaa Gyimah will guide you through the world of Head Wraps. Get hands-on practical background and become proficient in various African head-wrapping styles using doll heads.

Workshop Facilitator: Amma Serwaa Asantewaa Gyimah, Skilled Art Teacher

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
( 2 Hours )

Braids & Banter: Learn How to Braid

Step into a world of creativity, style, and self-expression as expert hairstylist, Uche Abua guides you through learning how to braid. Whether you’re a complete beginner or already have some braiding skills, take your abilities to the next level.

Workshop Facilitator: Uche Abuah – Owner & Head Stylist of Natural Gloe

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
( 1.5 Hours )

Strands of Identity: Afro Hair’s Heritage

Journey through time as we unravel the tapestry of diverse styles, rituals, and stories that have adorned heads with beauty and pride – with Historian and Cofounder of Black History Studies, Charmaine Simpson.

Workshop Facilitator: Charmaine Simpson – Historian & Cofounder of Black History Studies

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
( 2 Hours )

Sip, Paint & Whine Your Waist:
Afro Art

Ready for an energetic celebration combining the vibrancy of Afro-art, dance rhythm, and wine? Visual Artist, Lindsey Daniella will guide you through our Afro art paint workshop. No prior experience needed.

Workshop Facilitator: Lindsey Daniella – Visual Artist

6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
( 30 Mins )

Networking and Shopping in the Festival Marketplace
Sat 7 October | Novotel London West, Floor 1, London, W6 8DR

Museum of Afro Hair in the Heart of Hammersmith

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