Category: Workshops

Meet the Publishers

Meet the Publishers Saturday 30 June, British Library 13:45 – 15:15 with Candice Carty-Williams, Layla Mohamed, and Sharmaine Lovegrove. Chaired by Aki Schilz (The Literary Consultancy). Have you written something amazing and are looking to be published? This pitching workshop…

Family Storytelling Workshop

Family Storytelling Workshop Saturday 30 June, British Library Knowledge Centre 14:00 – 14:45 & 15:30 – 16:15 FREE for children Join us on an adventure As we journey into Africa We will learn, draw and move Play and search for clues…

Small Magazines, Literary Networks & Self-Fashioning in Africa and the Diaspora

Small Magazines, Literary Networks & Self-Fashioning in Africa and the Diaspora Sunday 1 July, British Library 12:30 – 13:45 With Christopher Ouma, Kate Wallis, Madhu Krishnan, Nancy Adimora, Dzekashu MacViban and Jama Musse Jama. Exploring magazines in contemporary African literary…

Africa in Translation Masterclass

Africa in Translation Masterclass Sunday 1 July, British Library 14:30 – 16:30 | £15, £12 This 2-hour masterclass with Wangui wa Goro is designed for translators who are either interested, starting out, or experienced in the craft of translating literary texts out of and…

Archives for Writers

What stories hide amidst our archives? In what ways can archives provoke creative responses? How do we gain access to archive material? Join some of London’s leading curators for this panel discussion and gain unique insights into how to navigate their collections,…

Kanga Exhibition and Sharing

Kanga Exhibition and Sharing Saturday 1 July 15.30 – 17.00, Free With Ndinda Kioko, Wanjeri Gakuru and Chris Spring. The kanga is a textile found in the Great Lakes region of Africa. It is a colourful garment worn mostly by…

The Magic of Stories Family Workshop

The Magic of Stories Family Workshop Saturday 1 July 10.30 – 12.00 & 13:00 – 14:30, FREE Suitable for 5 – 11 year olds Join storyteller Mara Menzies to discover the magic and mysteries of African stories. In this interactive…