Afri-love Fest

Afri-love Fest

A celebration of creativity

Lulu Kitololo Studio presents the second edition of Afri-love Fest: a two-day celebration of creativity, on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May.

The event will feature a market as well as creative workshops, talks and other experiences, all taking place at the beautiful Ikigai Westlands – a perfect setting for housing all the creations, inspiration and new connections we’re bringing together.

Read about our first edition in November 2018.


Get stuck in!

We’re really excited about our visitors “getting their hands dirty” by trying a new craft and learning something new.

Tickets are available at the the gate for KES 500 per day or KES 800 for both days.

If you haven’t already pre-booked workshop places, you can sign up when you enter. They will be filled on a first-come first-served basis.

The library tour by Book Bunk is open for bookings until 10am on Friday 17th May. Book here.



A tour of Nairobi’s iconic libraries
Time: 9:00am – 12noon
Description: 3 hour excursion of the historic McMillan Memorial Library as well as two of its satellite branches in Makadara and Kaloleni. The tour starts and ends at the festival

Sold out!

Time: 9:30am – 10:15am

Price: KES 250

Art journaling
Time: 10:30am – 12 noon
Description: Discover what art journaling is and how you can create your own unique style of expression. You will get to make a collage as a journal page that enhances your visual storytelling and carry it home.

Price: KES 1,150

Free your creativity
Time: 10:30am – 12noon
Description: Receive practical meditation and self-care tools you can use to remove barriers to your creativity

Price: KES 115

Yoga flow
Time: 10:30am – 12 noon
Description: Yoga session suitable for all levels; beginners to advanced practitioners. Children are also welcome participate

Price: KES 1,000

Drawing flow
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: A series of fun drawing exercises for you to explore, meditate and let loose – tap into your imagination and get those creative juices flowing!

Price: KES 575

Memoir writing basics
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: Get hands-on practice and begin developing a written work that you can be proud of.

Price: KES 690

Hand lettering workshop
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: Get through the basics of hand-lettering: how to get started, sketching, drawing and inking.

Price: KES 1,035

Air drying clay
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: Create a candle holder that has a Zen like feeling to add to your house room or office.

Price: KES 1,495

Exfoliate away!
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Description: Enjoy a moment of pampering with her all natural DIY face and foot scrubs, as Rukia shares the history behind her family recipes.

Price: KES 1,150

Natural hair made easy
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Description: Tired of spending piles on product junkyism? Wondering if you’ll really hack natural hair? Perplexed about how to care for your child’s curly hair? Then this workshop is for you.


Free minds @ Afri-love Fest 2019
Time: 2:30pm -4:00pm
Description: Free Minds Sessions is a safe space to have open and honest conversations on sometimes uncomfortable, controversial and not so common topics.

Price: KES 575


Create your own crown
Time: 10:30am – 12noon, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Description: Try your hand at woodblock printing on variety on paper mediums!

Price: KES 1,150

Move camp – mobility workout
Time: 10:30am – 11:15, 11:20 – 12noon
Description: Learn a few foundational movements that you should have regularly to master your body’s mobility

Price: KES 575

Rekindling my path
Time: 10:30am – 12noon
Description: Alix Masson, from The AMpowerment Factory, will take you on your path, through her own storytelling about choices, lack of choices, norms, love, boundaries and sometimes being intrepid.

Price: KES 1,150

Woven wonders
Time: 10:30am – 12noon
Description: Get hands on experience in weaving on a set loom and carry home whatever you create.

Price: KES 2,000

Paper +  khanga = fun
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: Explore two craft projects using khanga fabrics: a unique journal and a fabric flower.

Price: KES 690

African goddesses dance
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Description: Explore your inner goddess with an African Goddesses Dance class!

Price: KES 500

Self publishing
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm
Description: Get the insights for writing and self publishing from the editor, designer and sales team of Kwani?

Price: KES 1,150

Rhythm and spoken word
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Description: Want to share your poetry or music? Want to support performing artists? This open mic poetry and music jam is for you!


    • Afri-love Fest Vendors

Stay tuned and follow the journey

Join our mailing list for updates regarding the festival. 

Follow the journey to the festival on Instagram and Facebook