Event: Words that travel: Rhythms of Literature, 21 January 2017, London


aquotesWe are BACK!

We know you have all been eagerly waiting for this announcement, some probably more than others (we know who you are…), but we are thrilled nonetheless to share with you our final instalment for 2016: Words that Travel: Rhythms of Literature!

Date: Saturday 21 January 2017

Location: SOAS, University of London

Admission: FREE

What to expect:

It will be an all-day event featuring a Publishers’ Market, African Food Court, Performances, Open Lit Space and a live CONCERT!

More details about the programme and the featured acts will be announced closer to the time.


More about the Words that Travel series:

Afrikult.’s three-part event series Words that Travel aims to showcase the wonderful and rich diversity within the African literary genre. Running throughout 2016, each event focused on particular mediums and traditions of African literature.

In January 2016, focusing on African Poetry, Words that Travel brought together an eclectic cast of young African poets based in London and the UK. Ending with a film screening of ‘Lamb’ (directed by Yared Zeleke).

In June 2016, Words that Travel did something cheeky with African storytelling by showcasing the journey of storytelling from oral, to print to digital. Winding it all down with a film screening of ‘Kwaku Ananse’ (directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu)

Back again with our final instalment to the Words that Travel series, think you can guess what’s brewing in our creative pot? Didn’t think so. Word that Travel: Rhythms of Literature captures the synergy between literature and music – the sounds behind words, the words in sounds.

Find more information and book tickets here.

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