About Us

We bring drumming, storytelling, costumes, singing and dancing, creative writing and poetry, games and arts and crafts to children and families.

We are a community interest company, supported by a number of funders and sponsors.

Mission and Values

Mission & Values

Awake To Know Africa is a community interest company, dedicated to facilitating the sharing of our rich and diverse African culture in order to raise awareness of diversity and equality and to promote community cohesion and integration. (more…)


History and Management

Awake To Know Africa was formed in July 2007.  The first school visited and worked with on voluntary basis was Langland School in Netherfield, Milton Keynes. (more…)


Our Activities

We offer a huge variety of activities suitable for different audiences and settings, including drumming, games, story telling, singing and dancing, poetry and creative writing, painting and drawing, drama, costume wearing and concerts. (more…)


We provide African drumming and many other services. We work closely with schools, youth groups and care homes and we are experienced in supporting community, private and corporate events.

Awake To Know Africa - Schools


Awake To Know Africa promises to give children, young people and teachers in early years, primary and secondary schools an unforgettable educational experience of African culture. We work in the classroom, in assemblies and in after school and holiday clubs. (more…)

Awake To Know Africa - Youth Groups

Youth Groups

Awake To Know Africa believes that every youth matters and that as young people are our future leaders, their involvement and empowerment are very important. We work with youth groups, church groups and uniformed groups. (more…)

Awake To Know Africa - Care Homes

Care Homes

Awake to Know Africa provides drumming, singing and traditional storytelling sessions to support older people’s emotional, psychological and social well-being. We work in care homes, sheltered housing and day centres. (more…)

Awake To Know Africa - Community Events and Festivals

Community Events & Festivals

We are experienced in supporting community events, celebrations and carnivals; we engage participants in the cultural theme of Africa to enable people to appreciate all cultures of society. (more…)

Awake To Know Africa - Private Celebration Events

Private Celebration Events

Book Awake To Know Africa to make your private celebration event one to remember. Celebrations are a great way to bring people together and we can support events of all sizes. (more…)

Awake To Know Africa - Corporate Events

Corporate Events

We can support corporate events, conferences, training days and team building events. Awake To Know Africa provides unique entertainment and performance, showcasing the richly diversity of African culture. (more…)