The African Bridal Show Returns

It must be event time. There is something for everyone this year and our gorgeous Brides-to-be are not to be left out! Looking for a traditional outfit or ideas on getting that cake just right, check out the African Bridal Show. Put the date in your diaries and be ready to be wowed!

African Bridal Show (ABS) presents the ultimate traditional wedding exhibition by bringing culture to you. The autumn edition of African Bridal Show (ABS) in 2015 is will be taking place on Saturday 10th October 2015.


Founded in 2012, ABS is UK’s biggest wedding exhibition dedicated to the continent of Africa!

ABS is a free-to-attend wedding exhibition for brides to be and visitors with a niche focus on celebrating the beauty and uniqueness of the African Culture by highlighting the traditional aspects of an African wedding.

ABS is dedicated to highlighting the traditional aspects of an African wedding, which will help the wedding to be as authentic as possible. The exhibition not only aims to increase the varieties and options available for every African bride to
be, but are also passionate about providing exposure for African wedding
service providers in order to broaden their business horizon!

Our exhibition in November 2014 saw:

 - 45 high class wedding professionals that exhibited their services
and/or products
- Over 1000 guest registered online
- Sought-after free seminars such as wedding planning, makeup and tips on traditional attires

Our edition in  2015 promises to be an even bigger event!!


Traditional attire designers
Traditional attire suppliers
Cake and Food tasting
Skin Care, Make up and Beauty consultations
Decorators and venue stylists
Photography & Videography
Wedding Planners
And much more…


The Lindley Hall
Elverton Street

Nearest Tube:
St James’s Park

For Businesses, you can book a stand at 

For Guests, please visit our website at




Tel: 020 3633 2028

We're Back: United Kurls Lounge & Learn 2

United Kurls is back!  with the ‘United Kurls Lounge’, a bi-monthly shopping experience that will highlight home grown UK small businesses as well as provide informative sessions on hair care & products.

LOUNGE: come and hang out with the members of The United Kurls Collective and other exciting fashion, jewellery and skincare brands.

LEARN: We have 3 exciting sessions designed to boost your knowledge of hair, the industry and give you something to think about.

Lounge and Learn Session 1: ‘Is it worth it?’ - 12:00

Why are handmade products more expensive? Almocado & Sheabutter Cottage explain what goes into making natural products, how to read the labels & make the best choice for your hair.

Lounge and Learn Session 2: Inside Out - 13:30

Have you ever wondered why your hair doesn't grow? Do you suffer with hair loss or scalp issues? Hair stylist and YouTuber Yonkel C covers the foundations of healthy hair and looks at the effects our diet, lifestyle and environment has on hair and scalp health.

Lounge and Learn Session 3: Black British Beauty? - 15:00

UK blogger and founder of The United Kinkdom Crystal Afro discusses the relationship bewtwen culture, identity and black women in Britain

Mini Divas consultations with FREE Prescription

Learn how to avoid tears and tangles by booking a taster session on maintaining your childs beautiful Mane. Afro-Caribbean or of a mixed heritage, this service is for all hair textures.

If you are struggling with moisture retention, damage from swimming or breakage from protective styles the Mane Divas team can offer advice and suggestions on setting your child on the path to healthy hair just like mummy!

Attendees will be required to complete an online assessment prior to your appointment which will give the team an insight to your daughter’s hairstory to date. On the day you will have a short but in-depth discussion with owner Trina offering tips on styling and maintaining your daughter’s hair.

At the end of your appointment you will receive a Personalised Healthy Haircare Prescription which will include effective tips on how to best achieve your daughters haircare goals accompanied with a suggestion of recommended hairstyles PLUS all bookings will receive an exclusive 10% discount off all product purchases on the day.

Spaces are limited so secure your space now.

Please remember to bring your daughter along; Kids are welcome!

Entrance to the shopping Lounge is free but registration is required

Learning Sessions and Mini Divas consultations are £5 each

Come and shop, lounge and learn!


This is a free event but registration is needed



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