African Twilight


Event information

Event type: Evening event

Location: Flett Events Theatre

Ticket prices:

Adult: £15 (includes drink)

Member: £10 (includes drink)

For nearly four decades, pioneering photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have travelled in Africa, recording and documenting ceremonies and cultures. 

They witnessed ceremonies that had been unseen outside of the cultures from which they originate - fireside rituals around grass huts of the San in the Kalahari Desert, Sufi Mawlid ceremonies in the night-time streets of Cairo, spectacular mask-dancing festivals of Burkina Faso and more. Around half of the ceremonies they have documented will never occur again.

To mark the recent publication of African Twilight, Carol and Angela will discuss their work and present never-before-seen images and films from their careers.

Guests will have a chance to ask questions following the talk.

Free for Patrons

The event is free for Patrons to attend. Please contact us or call +44 (0)20 7942 5953 for more information.

Event dates
13 August 2019 18.30-21.00

Entry information

Entry is via the Museum's Exhibition Road entrance from 18.30.

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Important information

This is an 18+ event. Tickets to the event are available to Members only.

Bookings are required. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

A waiting list will operate to allow Members to resell their tickets if they can no longer attend - however, there is no guarantee that there will be people on the list.

A free ticket for a personal assistant accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability.

Ticket includes one free drink upon arrival.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

The event will begin at 18.30 and we cannot allow entry after 19.15.