Promoting an awareness of African and Caribbean culture, through arts, educational and social programmes.


Are you looking for inspiration for your festive gifts? Come and visit us at our African and Caribbean festive market!

Sunday 26th November 2023
10am – 4pm
The Rochester Corn Exchange
Northgate, Rochester
Kent ME1 1LS

Entrance via High St Rochester
Free entry
There are plenty of car parks, and good public transport

We have the following stalls:

Nubian Princesses
Buy Nubian Princess Dolls | The Nubian Princesses

Julie Ann Attwal Photography
JulieAnn Atwal (

Healtfulness (@healtfulness) • Instagram photos and videos

African artefacts stall

Oil N Blend
McClarren’s Herbs  & Snacks

S Brown
Headwraps and accessories

Terrariums stall

Ariah Zuri
Handmade authentic accessories from super-talented women from rural South Africa and Maasai tribe in Kenya.

African fashion and home décor Items Turaka Creative Activities

Wholistic Healthcare
Body and sports massage therapy

Afi Akos
Afrocentric Fashion & More (@afi_akos) | Instagram profile

Vinyl records and vintage clothing stall

As well as information from Medway African and Caribbean Association!

For more information email

MACAs 40th Anniversary

It’s MACA’s 40th anniversary in 2024 and we are proud to be hosting RUSH, a hugely entertaining and informative show of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation. With the music of Desmond Dekker, Bob Marley and many more, played live by the JA Reggae Band.

Rush’s writer and narrator John Simmit is best known for playing Dipsy in nearly 400 episodes in BBC’s Teletubbies. His other tv credits include The Real Mckoy BBC, The Gadget Show, Channel 5), Black, British and Funny ( channel 4) As a producer ( Upfront Comedy), he has produced nationally and internationally for nearly 30 years, including tours for Gina Yashere, Curtis Walker, and the late Felix Dexter. The guardian has called him “ the man who put Black British comedy on the map “

There will be singing and dancing throughout various points of the show – Audience Members will be encouraged to stand up and dance at their seats.

Tickets – Band A: £30.00, Band B: £25.00

Tickets are available from the Central Theatre , ,170 High St Chatham, Kent, ME4 4AS or online: