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

The DUB July 2016.

Mono – Black Theatre Double Bill
Cheltenham Everyman Studio
Saturday 13th October

2.30pm and 7.30pm
Tickets: £11.50 / £10 concessions

Box office: 01243 572573

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'... 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'

Offbeat festival Oxford June 2016

Kuumba Arts Centre  Bristol 2018

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

Audience members feedback 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

C Venues C royale Studio 2

22 George Street, Edinburgh

12-18 August 2018 12.15pm

Tickets: £7.50- £9.50 full £5.50-£7.50 concessions

Box office: 0131 581 5555

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The DUB 2016

On Their Own Ground

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

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

Kuumba Nia Arts

We've had a name change On Her Own Ground is now  On Their Own Ground. 

Join Madam C J Walker (the first American female self made  millionaire) Mrs Amy Ashwood Garvey (the flamboyant Pan Africanist and social campaigner) and Mrs Amy Jacques Garvey (the journalist, editor, Pan Africanist and author ); in this uplifting piece about vision,  hope, action and triumph.

Written 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.