Did you know the first humans to walk the earth were African? That Africa had the first university in the world, or that the continent is as big as Europe, the USA, Mexico, India and Japan put together? Join spectacular storyteller Atinuke for a captivating event full of facts, stories, language and culture about the rich continent where she grew up.

Booking Information

All children under 12 years must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. A ticket must be purchased for each person attending, including children under 2 years (unless otherwise indicated).


The Hive

One of our smaller on-site venues, in the heart of Cheltenham, GL50 1UW

*Fees & Booking Info

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