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Finding Your South Asian Voice Poetry workshop with Saju Ahmed 2

Wed 28 Jul 2021

Finding Your South Asian Voice Poetry workshop with Saju Ahmed 2

Tickets: Free Time: 7pm - 9pm Two workshops to help you discover your poetry voice and explore different techniques to write and tell your South Asian story. There will also be a Showcase Event with the opportunity t.....Read more

Murderous Empire: from Bradford to Bombay – Online

Wed 28 Jul 2021

Murderous Empire: from Bradford to Bombay – Online

Tickets: Free Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm (12+) Bestselling crime authors Vaseem Khan and Amit Dhand are novelists whose work spans Britain and India. In this online session, they will discuss their books and examine the .....Read more

Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Literary Translation – ONLINE

Thu 29 Jul 2021

Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Literary Translation – ONLINE

Tickets: Free Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm (16+) Host of the Desi Books podcast, Jenny Bhatt, discusses the trends, ethics and politics of South Asian book translations. With Arunava Sinha and Jayasree Kalathil. Translatio.....Read more

Rumi: The Alchemy of Love

Sat 31 Jul 2021

Rumi: The Alchemy of Love

Tickets: £5 Time: 1:30pm - 2:20pm A magical and inspirational performance of the 13th-century poet Rumi’s The Alchemy of Love, curated by MACFest (Muslim Arts and Culture Festival) and presented in partnership with t.....Read more

Finding Your South Asian Voice Poetry workshop with Saju Ahmed

Mon 02 Aug 2021

Finding Your South Asian Voice Poetry workshop with Saju Ahmed

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tickets: Free All ages welcome Two workshops to help you discover your poetry voice and explore different techniques to write and tell your South Asian story. There will also be a Showcase Even.....Read more

The Magic of Arif: The Natural World (Birkby Library)

Tue 03 Aug 2021

The Magic of Arif: The Natural World (Birkby Library)

Tickets: Free Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm We all know how important it is to care for the planet, its plants and creatures. In a family-friendly storytelling session aimed at young children, storyteller Uncle Arif weave.....Read more

Serena Patel: Meet the Author – ONLINE

Wed 04 Aug 2021

Serena Patel: Meet the Author – ONLINE

Tickets: Free Time: 11am - 11:45am Serena Patel, author of the Anisha, Accidental Detective series, talks about how she became an author, where she gets her inspiration from and what it’s like to write a book. She wi.....Read more

Children’s Poetry Workshop

Wed 04 Aug 2021

Children’s Poetry Workshop

Tickets: Free Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Join poet Sharena Lee Satti in a Community of Words. Let’s pen a poem! A creative poetry writing workshop aimed at children, exploring heritage and culture to create a poem insp.....Read more

Polari Literary Salon – ONLINE

Thu 05 Aug 2021

Polari Literary Salon – ONLINE

Tickets: Free Time: 7pm - 8:15pm Paul Burston hosts the award-winning LGBTQ+ literary salon Polari online. In this event, specially curated for Sangam Festival, he presents a stellar line-up of South Asian authors an.....Read more

Serena Patel: Silly Stories Workshop – ONLINE

Fri 06 Aug 2021

Serena Patel: Silly Stories Workshop – ONLINE

Tickets: Free Time: 11am - 12 noon Serena Patel, author of the Anisha, Accidental Detective series, will show you how to find humour in the everyday and how you can draw from your own life to create entertaining stor.....Read more

The Lightless Sky: Child Refugee Journey with Gulwali Passarlay

Tue 10 Aug 2021

The Lightless Sky: Child Refugee Journey with Gulwali Passarlay

Tickets: Free Time: 6pm - 7pm (6+) At the age of 12, Gulwali Passarlay was sent from Afghanistan after his father was killed in a battle with the United States army. He spent 12 months travelling across Europe, incl.....Read more

Writing Memories: Workshop with Sairish Hussain

Wed 11 Aug 2021

Writing Memories: Workshop with Sairish Hussain

Tickets: £10 (£5 concession) Time: 1pm -3pm (16+) Sairish Hussain is the author of The Family Tree, a multigenerational family saga set in Bradford. Join her for a life-writing workshop of creative writing exerci.....Read more

Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Accessibility in publishing

Thu 12 Aug 2021

Bridging the Gap: Diversity and Accessibility in publishing

Tickets: Free Time: 12 noon - 1pm (14+) Are you interested in a career in book publishing or as a writer but not sure where to start? In this event, the founders of Fox and Windmill Books Habiba Desai and Sara Ra.....Read more

The Magic of Arif: The Natural World (Festival Hub)

Sat 14 Aug 2021

The Magic of Arif: The Natural World (Festival Hub)

Tickets: Free Time: 1pm - 1:45pm We all know how important it is to care for the planet, its plants and creatures. In a family-friendly storytelling session aimed at young children, storyteller Uncle Arif weaves a.....Read more

Storytelling – The Magic of Arif: Pirates! (Festival Hub)

Sat 14 Aug 2021

Storytelling – The Magic of Arif: Pirates! (Festival Hub)

Tickets: Free Time: 2pm - 2:45pm All aboard! The pirate ship is ready to set sail! Young children will love this story about pirates, with an important moral message about the dangers of greed. A family-friendly s.....Read more