Category: Headline Events

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…

Africa Writes Pop-Up: Birmingham

Africa Writes Pop-Up: Birmingham Monday 9 October 13:00 – 17:00, Danford Room, 2nd Floor, Arts Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT 20:00 – 21:30,  Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, B1 2ND Africa Writes, the UK’s biggest annual African literature…

Dreams and Deceptions: A Night of Storytelling

Dreams and Deceptions: A Night of Storytelling Saturday 1 July 18:30-20:30 £12 / £10 / £8 for both shows From an enchanting Yoruba tale of the Orishas to the scandalous story of secrets and rivalry in contemporary Nigerian fiction, Africa…

Africa Writes: R.A.P Party

Africa Writes: R.A.P Party Friday 30 June 19:30 – 23:00 The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, Nw1 2DB £12 A poetry night unlike any you’ve been to before. Africa Writes opens with a Rhythm and Poetry Party – a…

Alain Mabanckou in Conversation

Alain Mabanckou in Conversation Sunday 2 July 17:00 – 18:30 £10 / £8 / £7 The prolific Francophone Congolese poet and novelist discusses language, style and politics. Author of six volumes of poetry and six novels, including African Psycho, Broken…

Sex, Love and Poetry

Sex, Love & Poetry Friday 1 July  18.30 – 20.00, £10 /£8/ £7 Join us for an evening of readings and uncensored conversation on sex, love and desire spanning the sexuality spectrum and the African Diaspora experience. With daring work that…