Our Programmes

Taste of Africa North East hosts a diverse range of initiatives, featuring a myriad of programs that foster unity within our community and enrich our collective growth. These engaging events take place year-round, with the overarching goal of not only providing a platform but also celebrating the vibrant and dynamic Black community.

Our Programmes

Black History Youth Awards

Black History Youth Awards was established to promote positive role models and celebrate achievements of black youths in the Northeast

Our Programmes

African Caribbean Carnival & Market

An afternoon of African arts craft carribean carnival like fusion at the centre of Middlesbrough

Our Programmes

Taste of Africa Showcase

A Taste of Africa showcase is a celebration of Black History Month in Tees Valley. It is an evening of celebrating African/Caribbean arts, culture and heritage through, music, food, fashion show, dance, traditional national and local performances and more

Our Programmes

Miss Black History

A pageant established with the sole purpose of breaking the pageant stereotypes and to give young women a platform to express their culture, talent and creativity.

Our Programmes

Behind the Smile Exhibit

As part of Taste of Africa, the biggest event of African culture in Teesside is brining an exhibition to Dorman Museum!

‘Behind the Smile’ is an exciting new photography exhibition, which will be showcased throughout Black History Month.

Help Support Us

Headline Sponsors


  •  Brand publicised alongside chosen award category.
  • Brand publicised on all Black History Month events in Tees Valley.
  • Opportunity to speak and publicise your organisations services at Annual Taste of Africa