Tuesday 12 March 2024 - 09:00 to Saturday 16 March 2024 - 20:00

Join us for a week of curated events focusing on the pivotal role of creativity, collaboration, and innovation in fostering sustainable, dynamic, and inclusive growth. This initiative is dedicated to showcasing Uganda's rich cultural heritage and its potential contributions to the global creative economy.

Open to all, the events will unite industry professionals, policymakers, artists, and entrepreneurs. A highlight will be the celebration of Uganda's textile heritage, featuring the Creative DNA Africa programme in partnership with Bold In Africa.

Activity Line-Up 

12 March: 12:00pm -16:00  

Theme: Reimagining Heritage & Textile through Commerce Exhibition  

‘A live demonstration of the making of barkcloth’ curated by Jose Hendo through ‘Bark to the roots’ by Bold in Africa and IGC Fashion 

12 March  

Creative Industries Partner Gathering with industry professionals, policymakers, creative entrepreneurs and policymakers on opportunities for the sector in Uganda, Hosted with the UK High Commission in Uganda.

Closed Event 

13 March: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Njabala Foundation Artist Led Walkabout and Exhibition Display of the Njabala Foundation Exhibition 

Venue: Njabala Foundation, Makerere University

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13 March: 14:00 - 17:00

Film Sector Consultation - Sector Gathering

Programming insights and opportunities for the British Council Uganda Arts Programme

Closed Event

14th March: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

Policy Conference on the Creative and Cultural Policy Development in Uganda  

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14 March: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm  

Fashion Roundtable: How to promote the creative industry for Fashion in Uganda 

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15 March: 10.30 am -2:00 pm 

Curating with Care 

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15 March: 4:00 pm 7:00 pm  

Fashion Showcase (IGC Fashion and partners) 

Venue: Ndeere Centre  

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16 March: 12:00 – 18:00 

Sip, Shop and Celebrate 

Pop Up Market with Bold In Africa & IGC Fashion  

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