Category: Headline Events

Warsan Shire in Conversation – Sold Out

Warsan Shire in Conversation Sunday 1 July, British Library 17:30 – 18:45 £15 / £12 for RAS Members On a rare visit from the US, Warsan Shire joins Sheila Ruiz in conversation to discuss her work, process and inspiration Warsan…

COAT

Friday 29 June, British Library 20:00 – 21:00 (Doors at 19:30) £12 / £9.60 for RAS Members Yomi Ṣode opens Africa Writes 2018 with a special performance of his previously sold-out show. Picture this: Nigeria. A grandmother passes. London, a…

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…

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…