Africa Writes 2019 Tickets


There are a number of ticket options available. Advance booking is strongly recommended. Please see below for more information and online booking links. You can also purchase tickets over the phone by calling the British Library Box Office on +44 (0)1937 546546.

Concessions are available for all tickets, and Royal African Society Members get a 40% discount.

Weekend Pass £20

This pass gets you into the full weekend of events, apart from the Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening events, Our Bodies Speak PoetryNew Daughters of Africa and Chigozie Obioma in conversation and The Fishermen, which are ticketed separately.



Saturday Day Ticket £15

This pass gets you into all events on Saturday held at the British Library. The evening event New Daughters of Africa is ticketed separately.



Sunday Day Ticket £12

This pass gets you into all events on Sunday, apart from evening event Chigozie Obioma in conversation and The Fishermen which is ticketed separately.



Evening Headline Events


Our Bodies Speak Poetry

Friday 5 July, 19:00 – 21:00




New Daughters of Africa

Saturday 6 July, 19:00 – 20:30




Chigozie Obioma in conversation and The Fishermen

Sunday 7 July, 15:30 – 18:30



Many of the events at Africa Writes 2019 Bristol are free and do not require booking. Where you are required to book, click through from these pages and you’ll be taken to Eventbrite to reserve your ticket: