Wash Day

A celebration of Afro hair - free events for all ages

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • Learning Centre

  • Free event

Join us for a day-long celebration of Afro hair with free events for all ages, with advice from leading experts on hair care, styling methods and design, including:


  • Afro zine workshop Korantema Anyimadu

  • Wash day demos with Dorcas from @afrophbabe and Uju from @devinerootz

  • 1:1 Afro hair care sessions with Institute of Trichology

  • Music from MISERY

  • Films by Bollo Brook, Amber Akaunu, Amanda Bright, Pamela K. Sibanda & SUMWeekly

  • Family Chill Out Space


Talks with:

  • Charlotte Mensah - award-winning hairstylist

  • Afua Hirsch - best-selling author, writer and broadcaster

  • Joy Matashi - multi-disciplinary artist

  • Ata-Owaji Victor - beauty and lifestyle writer

  • Lorna Jones - certified trichologist and group leader of the UK CCCA support group


Download the full programme for more information and timings on the left of this page.

Background image: designed by Indiana Lawrence, featuring images from @devinerootz and @afrophbabe