Tag: Saturday

The Issue of Fear

The Issue of Fear Saturday 1 July 16:45 – 18:00 Launch of the Jalada 05/Transition 123 collaborative issue with Sara Bruya, Novuyo Tshuma, Richard Oduor Oduku and Wanjeri Gakuru in conversation with Ellah Allfrey. Jalada 05 / Transition 123 was…

Jalada Africa: Mobile Literary and Arts Festival

Jalada Africa: Mobile Literary and Arts Festival Saturday 1 July 13:30 – 15:00 Creating living connections between writers and readers in East Africa, with Wanjeri Gakuru, Richard Oduor Oduku (Jalada Africa) and Louise Umutoni (Huza Press). Chaired by Zaahida Nabagereka…

The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles Exhibition

The Missing Chapter: Black Chronicles Exhibition Saturday & Sunday, The Eliot Room, British Library Knowledge Centre Over the festival weekend, you’ll have the chance to discover hidden histories and writing inspiration with a special display of ‘Exhibition in a Box’…

Meet the Publishers

Meet the Publishers Saturday 1 July 11:00 – 12:30 Are you a writer looking to be published? Do you want an insight into how editors and agents identify new talent? Then join our exciting Dragon’s-Den-style event where you’ll have a…

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…

2017 Caine Prize Conversation

2017 Caine Prize Conversation Saturday 1 July 15:15 – 16:45   Meet the shortlisted writers Lesley Nneka Arimah,Chikodili Emelumadu, Bushra al-Fadil, Arinze Ifeakandu and Magogodi oaMphela Makhene. The Caine Prize for African Writing is a registered charity whose aim is…

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…

Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi and Kingdom of Gravity by Nick Makoha

  The poets present their debut collections in conversation with Terrance Hayes. Kayo Chingonyi’s debut collection of poems is a journey through Black boyhood and beyond, encompassing a thoughtful and nostalgic flare that is underpinned by a love of music,…

Africa Writes Young Voices Showcase

  This year, we are proud to be share the fruits of our new Education Programme. Africa Writes: Young Voices has been developed over the last year through a series of dynamic creative writing workshops for schools, using African art,…