A Fun ABC: Family Workshop

A Fun ABC: Family Workshop Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 13:30 – 15:30 FREE Come on a super-fun adventure with Sade Fadipe! This drop-in creatively educational, storytelling workshop is set around her…

Books Make Music, Music Makes Books

Books Make Music, Music Makes Books Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 14:00 – 15:30 FREE Join Nadifa Mohamed and Hanna Ali, two of the most exciting voices shaping Somali-British writing, for a…

Roomsize x RadioBook Rwanda

Roomsize x RadioBook Rwanda Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 16:45 – 19:45 FREE The Experience A unique experience using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, this collaboration between RadioBook Rwanda and interactive audio company…

Mother Tongues: Literary Translation & Publishing

Mother Tongues: Literary Translation & Publishing Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 15:45 – 16:45 FREE Moving conversations about African literature beyond the map of English, Zaahida Nabagereka in conversation with Victoria Adukwei…

New Daughters of Africa

New Daughters of Africa Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 17:00 – 18: 30 FREE Sharmaine Lovegrove chairs a conversation with editor Margaret Busby and contributors Namwali Serpell, Leone Ross and Ros Martin…

Tjawangwa Dema: The Careless Seamstress

Tjawangwa Dema: The Careless Seamstress Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 18:45 – 19:30 FREE Winner of the 2018 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry, Bristol-based Motswana poet Tjawangwa Dema launches her new collection The…

We The Archive: An Evening of Poetry and Music

We The Archive: An Evening of Poetry and Music Saturday 29 June, Malcolm X Community Centre, 141 City Rd, Bristol BS2 8YH 20:00 – 23:00 £5 Poetry is memory.  Poetry is now. Poetry is knowledge. Poetry is us. Immerse yourself…

Owning the Narrative: Poetry Writing Workshop with Koleka Putuma

Owning the Narrative: Poetry Writing Workshop with Koleka Putuma Sunday 30 June, Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay Bristol, BS1 4QA 14:00 – 16:00 FREE: Registration required This workshop explores ideas and questions around narratives, their creation and consumption.  Examining ideas of…

Back Home by Liz Mytton

Back Home by Liz Mytton Monday 1 July, Wickham Theatre, Cantocks Close, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UP 19:00 – 22:00 £8 / £6 Bristol-based theatre company Amelia’s Garden produce a one-off staged reading of a powerful new drama by Bristol-based…