Octavia Poetry Collective presents: Africa Writes Party 2018
The Year of the Womxn (with BSL interpretation)
Saturday 30 June, Rich Mix
£10 / £8
Following 2017’s sold out R.A.P Party, Africa Writes returns with the official festival party hosted by Octavia Poetry Collective. Join us for a Wakanda-themed evening of poetry, music and dancing into the night /future where we’ll showcase and celebrate the words, the art, the song of womxn from Africa and the diaspora. Featuring Theresa Lola, Momtaza Mehri, Sarah Lasoye, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Hibaq Osman, Rachel Long, Belinda Zhawi, and Amina Jama, and a speech on ‘Warrior Womxn Writers’ by special guest Bernardine Evaristo.
This year the party takes place at Rich Mix – a vibrant venue in East London that brings together artists and people of diverse backgrounds through art and culture.
This event will be BSL interpreted by Rebekah Spencer.
Original artwork by Olivia Twist