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The Litro Literary Weekender

The Litro Literary Weekender: Ghana and Nigeria – A Literary Highlife.

Escape this summer, through words, with a journey to West Africa with Litro Magazine’s latest World Series instalment exploring the cultural and literary landscapes of Ghana & Nigeria: a Literary Highlife.

 

Events

25th May 2017

12:30 to 1:30pm Escape for a lunch break with a difference Words in the Square @ St. James’s Square join actor Clarke Peters and guests. Venue: London Library, St James Square, SW1Y 4LJ

 

Waterstones Takeover

1:00pm to 2:00pm Writer’s workshop Patrice Lawrence in association with Spread The Word 2:30pm to 3:30pm Poetry Hour hosted by Nana Ocran with Theresa Lola and Victoria Anne-Bulley 4.00pm 4.00pm to 5.00pm Literature of the City via Accra’s Oxford Street join professor Ato Quayson in conversation with poet, playwright and novelist Gabriel Gbadamosi – as they take you on a literary journey via the streets of Accra and Lagos.

 

5:30pm to 6:30pm West Africa Through It’s Cusine Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen Zoe Adjonyoh in 5:30pm to 6:30pm West Africa Through It’s Cusine Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen Zoe Adjonyoh in conversation with Margaret Busby OBE and Gabriel Gbadamosi

 

7.00pm to 8.00pm Art & Identity a conversation with artist Yinka Shonibare MBE and broadcaster Ekow Eshu Venue: Waterstones 203 Piccadilly W1J 9HD

Please note: spaces are limited but early bird ticket holders and weekend passes are guaranteed seats.

 

27th May

6:00pm to 8:00pm Inua Ellams Rhythm and Poetry Party Caleb Femi, Theresa Lola, Victoria Anne-Bulley, Charles Obiri-Yeboah, Dzifa Benson and Inua Ellams Venue: Waterstones 19-20 Tottenham Court Road W1T 1BJ

 

28th May

12.00pm to 1.00pm Poetry Hour with Young People’s Laureate, poet Caleb Femi 3.00pm to 4.00pm Women’s Hour join Sharmaine Lovegrove, Irenosen Okojie & guests in conversation Venue: Waterstones 19-20 Tottenham Court Road W1T 1BJ

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