Expressions of Africa

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The Nomads Tent

Exhibitions - Visual art,Sculpture

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A spectacular exhibition of West African tribal, ceremonial and performance masks and exquisite ethically sourced tribal textiles. 'Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he'll tell you the truth' (Oscar Wilde). Discover the art of disguise this festival. In Africa the bigger the occasion, the more important it is to show off! Be entertained with grand boubous enormous trousers. See Malian mud cloth, hand-dyed indigo from Guinea and Kuba cloth from Congo.


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The Nomads Tent
The Nomads Tent
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21 St Leonard's Lane
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Thu01/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Thu01/0818:0020:002:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Fri02/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sat03/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sun04/0812:0016:004:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Tue06/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Wed07/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Thu08/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Fri09/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sat10/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sun11/0812:0016:004:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Tue13/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Wed14/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Thu15/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Fri16/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sat17/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sun18/0812:0016:004:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Tue20/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Wed21/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Thu22/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Fri23/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sat24/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Sun25/0812:0016:004:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Tue27/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Wed28/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Thu29/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed
Fri30/0810:0017:007:000.00Free Non Ticketed