Wondering what to do this April? From exciting exhibitions, live shows and podcast experiences to immersive parties, below are some of the most exciting events to help discover new people, new experiences and live life to the fullest!

Have an amazing April!

Marmalade Team

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Workshop: Illustrating African Fashion at V&A

Sat 01 April 2023

This workshop will explore the historical origins of fashion illustration in Africa, and the important role textiles play in the art of dressing African. The session will simplify the fashion sketch while equipping participants with techniques to develop their own style and approach.

Exhibition: Samson Bakare Solo Show

Until 8 Apr 2023

The exhibition of Samson Bakare is a remarkable moment in the global art market, as it recognizes the potential of contemporary African art. Through his art, the artist invites viewers to explore the relationship between art, physical and temporal space, which he portrays in a psychedelic canvas. His artworks capture the gaze and thought of viewers, as they become authors of a new writing of the Black Cultural Figuration.

Ramadan Pavilion 2023

Until 31 April 2023

The Ramadan Pavilion is a purpose-built architectural structure and showpiece of creative art and design to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. The Pavilion will host a series of public events and two Open Iftars as part of the annual Ramadan Festival curated by Ramadan Tent Project.

A Timeless Night with Davido

Wed 05 April 2023

Davido will be hosting an unforgettable musical experience at KOKO in London.

Davido x Puma: Pop-up and Meet & Greet

Thu 06 April 2023, 5pm

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has announced date for the release of his collection with PUMA. “I will be doing meet and greets at PUMA stores in New York and the UK (London), just before my shows and would love to see you all there!” - @davido

Drop in: PUMA Store | 52-55 Carnaby St, London W1F 9QE

Porsche presents Soho Visionaries: Yinka Ilori In Conversation

Thu 06 April 2023, 8.45am

Join Yinka Ilori in conversation with Soho House Global Art Director Kate Bryan at 180 House - ahead of the unveiling of his new sculptural piece at Soho Farmhouse.

RSVP via Soho House app or Email hello@marmaladecollective.com

Jazz and Afrobeat Open Mic Jam

Thu 06 April 2023

Big Limbo presents jazz & afrobeat open mic jam. Come along & bring your instruments for a night of worldly improvised sounds. Big Limbo is a collective run label based in Hackney with artists from around the globe.

Lagos London Collective: A Pop-up in Shoreditch

07 - 08 April 2023

Join us for an unforgettable pop-up experience that celebrates the intersection of Lagos and London culture. Powered by four premium African brands - Xclamations, Cornucopia, SoSmith, and Modara - Lagos London Collective invites you to discover a unique fusion of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle.

Vivendii Sound x 99GINGER presents: Obongjayar + Guests

Fri 07 April 2023

Obongjayar had a stellar sold out debut at KOKO last year. It’s a pleasure to welcome him back across club hours for our second 99GINGER takeover.

90s Baby Show Live

Sun 09 April 2023

A Podcast brought to you by Fred Santana, Temi Alchemy & VP discussing life experiences from a 90 Baby perspective.

Live Show: The Cavemen at KOKO

Thu 13 April 2023

The Cavemen are a Lagos-based 'Afrocentric' duo comprising of Kingsley Chukwudi Okorie and his brother Benjamin Chukwudi James. Filled with a desire to make the kind of music they grew up listening to, the cavemen have brought the sounds of the past into the future. The Cavemen developed a genre called 'Highlife Fusion' which combines Highlife, Afrobeat, Jazz, and Soul music.

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