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

'Wonderful performance very uplifting'

This uplifting solo piece of is authored and performed by Amantha Edmead and directed by John Sailsman. It is bought to life through a mixture of storytelling, comedy, movement and song. Drawing on African theatrical practises of fusing performance styles.
Come and join us for these three interwoven stories of triumph and hope

'Amantha is a 21st century women, celebrating ancient Africa – and its wondrous female diaspora. '

The DUB July 2016.

'... brilliant would be a perfect description, of the performance Amantha gave....'

'Dear reader, if this show comes round again , go and see it: go and see the master weaver at  work'

The DUB July 2016

Up Coming Performances

'This seasoned practioner of her craft, wove the story of three of her heroines – Amy Jacques Garvey, Madam C.J. Walker and Amy Ashwood Garvey – into a cloth called self-empowerment, iridescent as kente'

'Absolutely Amazing!'

'Informative- Educational- Inspiring'

 Performances available to book for events, conferences  or theatre slots. Contact us on or via the contact page to find out more.

Audience members feedback

Thursday 8th & 22nd March 2018 7.30pm

Kuumba Arts Centre

20 Hepburn Road,

Bristol BS2

The DUB 2016

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