Africa Writes 2018 – Call for Ideas

Africa Writes 2018 Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July, The British Library, London The Royal African Society’s annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora returns to the British Library! Every year we showcase established and emerging…

Africa Writes 2017 Pop-Up: Bristol

Africa Writes 2017 Pop-Up: Bristol Friday 6 – Saturday 7 October 2017 Venues: The Cube Cinema, Dove St S, Avon, Bristol BS2 8JD Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Bristol, United Kingdom Download Programme The Royal African Society’s annual literature festival…

Cities and Watering Holes: An Evening of Spoken Word & Music

Cities and Watering Holes: An Evening of Spoken Word & Music Saturday 7 October, 20:00 – 23:30 Event Space, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Hosted by Numbi Arts & Ujima Radio, Part of NumbiFest Cross-Currents 2017 With Elmi…

Book Launch: And After Many Days by Jowhor Ile

Book Launch: And After Many Days by Jowhor Ile 14:30-15:30, Saturday 7 October 2017 Conference Space at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Jowhor Ile in conversation with Emma Shercliff. During the rainy season of 1995, in the bustling…

Producing New Books and Readers: Literary Activism in 21st Century Africa

Producing New Books and Readers: Literary Activism in 21st Century Africa 16:00 – 17:30, Saturday 7 October 2017 Conference Space at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Speakers: Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Edwige Dro, Emmanuel Iduma & Henry Brefo Chair: Madhu Krishnan…

Creative Writing Workshop with Numbi Arts

Creative Writing Workshop with Numbi Arts 11:00 – 14:00 Saturday 7 October, Mild West Room at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY – Do you have a story to tell about your local neighbourhood? – Are you interested in…

Literary Activism and Arts Management Workshop

Literary Activism and Arts Management Workshop Africa Writes Bristol 11.30 to 14:00, Saturday 7 October Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY Have you set up or are you thinking of setting up an online magazine or producing an arts…

On Being A Woman Writer: Nawal El Saadawi in conversation

On Being A Woman Writer: Nawal El Saadawi in conversation Saturday 2 July  18.30 – 20.00, £10 /£8/ £7 The internationally renowned writer, novelist, psychiatrist and fighter for women’s rights was born in 1931, in a village outside Cairo, and wrote her…

Africa Through the Lens of Fiction and Film

Africa Through the Lens of Fiction and Film Friday 6 October, 18:00 The Cube Cinema, Dove St S, Avon, Bristol BS2 8JD £7 / £6 concs An evening of film and discussion, with delicious Nigerian food from Agape House Cafe. …