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Reclaiming the Feminine Voice

Reclaiming the Feminine Voice  Friday 11 July, 18:30 – 20:00 BL Conference Centre, £8/ £6 / £5 BUY TICKETS With Young Poet Laureate for London Warsan Shire, Belinda Zhawi, Ribka Sibhatu and Chinwe Azubuike. Introduced and moderated by Jessica Horn,…

Imagining Future Africa: Sci Fi, Innovation & Technology

Imagining Future Africa: Sci Fi, Innovation & Technology Sunday 13 July, 16:30 – 17:30 BL Conference Centre, FREE Panel discussion with Ivor W. Hartmann, writer, editor, publisher and visual artist; Tade Thompson, writer, psychiatrist and clinical director for Adult Mental…

Creating great characters

Creating great characters Saturday 12 July, 12:00 – 13:00 BL Conference Centre, FREE All Welcome How do writers create characters that make stories come alive? Would you or a member of your family make a good hero or heroine? A…

Olabode Ogunlana’s Yoruba Tales

Olabode Ogunlana’sYoruba Tales Sunday 13 July, 15:30 – 16:15 BL Conference Centre, FREE Book launch of Olabode Ogunlana’s Yoruba Love Stories and The Quest for the Rare Leaf and other Yoruba Tales. Chaired by Ade Solanke, writer and founder of…

The art of story-telling

The art of story-telling Sunday 13 July, 12:00 – 13:00 BL Conference Centre, FREE Aimed at 13-19 year olds What are the essential ingredients of a story? What are the main steps in making one? Come and learn the basics and…

Storytime!

Sunday 3 July 14:30 – 15:00 & 15:30 – 16:00 Free drop in sessions for all ages Dickens/ Nwapa Room The whole family is invited to explore the rich and diverse cultures, peoples and places of Africa through these interactive storytelling…

Storytime! Sunday

Storytime! Sunday 13 July BL Conference Centre, FREE Drop in sessions for 4-7 & 8-12 year olds   Explore the rich and diverse cultures, peoples and places of Africa through these interactive story-telling workshops aimed at 4-7 and 8-12 year olds….