The Black Cow Cross Cultural Arts Centre, Barra Gambia

The beautiful Black Cow Centre in The Gambia is a community organisation serving both the local community and the international community that wants to engage with African culture and real places not built only for the tourist. It is situated on the edge of a river and by the sea - a place to stay, learn and engage.

The centres mission is to preserve the Gambian local culture, to raise awareness of its unique heritage, to develop the community, create employment and develop skills. It offers accommodation to travellers from across the world and runs workshops in dance, drumming and the arts. 

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