West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song

Saturday 4th July, 10.00-10.45

A preview of the British Library’s forthcoming exhibition with Dr Marion Wallace, Lead Curator, African Collections

‘West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song’ is the British Library’s next major exhibition, opening on 16 October 2015 and running until 16 February 2016. The exhibition is a celebration of literature and music in West Africa, from the great empires of the Middle Ages to today’s cultural explosion in the region.