Category: Education

A Love Letter to the Stars: Creative Writing for 6 – 8 years

DIGITAL ONLY Tuesday 5 October and Tuesday 12 October, 16:30-17:30 (BST) Venue: Crowdcast Tickets: FREE/£2/£5/£10 (Pay What You Can) With Ruth Awolola. A two part creative writing workshop for 6 – 8 year olds to explore their poetic voice! Join…

Not About the Parakeets: Creative Writing for 9 – 11 years

DIGITAL ONLY Wednesday 6 October and Wednesday 13 October, 16:30-17:30 (BST) Venue: Crowdcast Tickets: FREE/£2/£5/£10 (Pay What You Can) With Victoria Adukwei-Bulley. A two part creative writing workshop for 9 – 11 year olds to explore their poetic voice! Join…

Recurring Dream: Creative Writing for 12 – 15 years

DIGITAL ONLY Saturday 9 October and Saturday 16 October, 11:00-12:00 (BST) Venue: Crowdcast Tickets: FREE/£2/£5/£10 (Pay What You Can) With Amina Jama. A two part creative writing workshop for 12 – 15 year olds to explore their poetic voice! Join…

Africa Writes x Arvon at Home present Writing for Middle Grade Children

DIGITAL ONLY Monday 11 October, 11:00-13:00 (BST) Venue: Zoom Tickets: £35/£17.50 With Jasmine Richards. Discover key tips and industry insight in writing for middle grade children. Drawing on over fifteen years in the children’s publishing industry, and an author of…

Happy Here

DIGITAL ONLY Friday 15 October, 18:00-19:00 (BST) Venue: Crowdcast Tickets: FREE/£2/£5/£10 (Pay What You Can) With Patrice Lawrence, Dorcas Magbadelo and Leah Boleto. Listen to stories of family, friendship, laughter, magic and peril from Happy Here. Come and listen to…

Poetry in the Primary Classroom Roundtable

DIGITAL ONLY Africa Writes Young Voices 2021 Friday 24 September, 13:00 – 14:30 (BST) Venue: British Library Player Tickets: FREE With Farrah Serroukh, Charlotte Hacking, Ruth Awolola, Gaby Wilson and Olivia Danso. We are hosting an education round-table event, for…

Poetry in the Primary Classroom Blog: A time for reflection

Workshop 5: A time for reflection As we hit the halfway mark on 2021, we at the Royal African Society wanted to take the time to reflect on our 5th and final workshop in the Poetry in the Primary Classroom…

Poetry in the Primary Classroom Blog: Rhythm and Poetry

Workshop 3: Learning rhythm and poetry We believe there’s a rhythm and poetry to life – which is why we at the Royal African Society were so excited for the third workshop in the Poetry in the Primary Classroom programme…

Poetry in the Primary Classroom Blog: Confidence and motivation 

Workshop 2: Learning confidence and motivation We could all use a confidence boost right now, couldn’t we? Which is probably why our second workshop for the Poetry in the Primary Classroom Programme couldn’t have come at a better time. In…