Mural in painted on a curved wall in blue, yellow, white, and purple. A building is visible behind and some pavement in front.

WATCH: Heritage project celebrates West African culture with painted mural in Southwark

A culture and heritage project has brought the colour and culture of a West African ethnic group to Southwark.

The project celebrates Yorùbá culture, a people which numbers up to 30 million across Nigeria and West Africa, and was brought to Peckham Square by charity CultureTree.

A mural was designed collaboratively by the community in Southwark, featuring Yorùbá words and motifs, and painted by a team of artists.

The installation is part of six walking trails around the borough, which each feature a QR code linking visitors to an online archive of interviews with local Yorùbá people.

Watch the full report below. 

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