Nia =  Purpose
‘To make our collective vocation the building and development of our community’

Kuumba = Creativity

To do as much as we can in the way that we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial then when we found it’

Kuumba Nia Arts

Bringing Black Peoples Histories and contemporary stories to life! Through theatre and film.

Kuumba Nia Arts Ltd. Registered in England and Wales No: 6888926 Registered office: 163 Oxford Road, Cowley. Oxford. OX4 2ES +44.7958343359

Written and directed by John Sailsman screened at the  British Urban Film Festival 2017

Click to find out more

We are taking On Her Own Ground on the road! This one woman show has new legs and shall be reaching new audiences. We are still taking  bookings. Click here for more details 

Thursday 29th March 2018

Emanate Showcase,  Old Fire Station

40 George Street, Oxford. OX1 2AQ

Box office: 01865 263990

Building on the success of last October's showcase, we are currently taking bookings for  Autumn 2018 / Spring 2019.

Go to the Finding Beulah page to find out more.

Thursday 8th March 2018

Kuumba Arts Centre. Bristol

Nourishing Tales, WOMAD and  Nne Aqwu Festivals

We we're storytelling at these three events. 

This Month's Feature

Current Productions

 Welcome! We are an Oxford based Theatre Company working with stories from the Black experience. Fusing storytelling, movement, song and dance with historical and contemporary research from the African Diaspora. We do theatre, workshops, film screenings and events.

"Exploring rituals of the past to give voice to parables of the present"

Recent Work