Black History Month events online

Wednesday 11 Oct 2023 - Friday 27 Oct 2023
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Creating Character: Telling Global Majority Stories
with Juliet Gilkes Romero
Wed 11 October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Online Event: For writers

Learn from the best as celebrated playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero (The Whip, RSC, At The Gates of Gaza, Birmingham REP) explores character and the impact of telling global majority stories on stage. A blend of seminar, sharing, and writing tips, this online workshop covers a broad scope of techniques. Open to writers from all backgrounds and communities and at any stage of their writing development.

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CALFE: Children & Authors’ Literary Fanfare 2023
Fri 27 October 5-8pm
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For Families and children aged 4-11

CALFE: Children & Authors’ Literary Fanfare 2023 presents Readings, Storytelling, Poetry, Music and Creatively engaging activities, from children’s Authors of culturally diverse heritage, and from countries across the globe!
For ages 4-11. Organised by Sade Fadipe, The Kiddie-Writers Forum & Friends

“Our AIM is to get younger generations hooked on books, that serve as mirrors, windows, and doors, equipping them to confidently embrace their uniquely innate abilities. We understand how such support is crucial to growing up with a positive image, as boosting their self- esteem, is key to achieving their full potential.”

Amaka Ekwegh, Author: Dodie the donkey (Animated)
Chigozie Mbadugha, Author: Finding Kitty
Cynthia Etim, Storyteller: Kody’s Animated Folktale (Animated)
Dave Caswell, Author: Kolo and the Mighty Mangoes (Breakout Room)
Florence Olajide, Publisher: Hope’s Braids
Gloria Dixon: Croydon Library’s Africa n Caribbean Collection
Izehi Anuge, Author: Captain Excellence & The Magical Dragon
Kamapala Chukwuka, Author: Kind Obi
Maria Longe, Author: Vultures to the Rescue
Sade Fadipe, Author: Snowy Joy
Tomi Adetayo, Author: The Adventures of Dele the Street Kid
Tolu Shofule, Author & Publisher: Character-Illust.
Ugo Anidi, Author: Half Hour Hara