WBF17 Programme Final - page 49

BOOK TICKETS AT
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SAT 14
OCTOBER
KAYO CHINGONYI
In conversationwithOlumide Popoola
Kumukanda
is the much-anticipated
debut collection of beautifully crafted
poems on the topics of race, self-
portraiture, music, grief and masculinity.
Join one of the most important new
voices in British poetry and find out what
it means to be British and not British, all
at once.
Followed by performance poetry
progrmmed by Wimbledon BookFest’s
Sixth Form Panel.
WILLIAMMORRIS TENT
Saturday 14 October
4.45-6.15pm, £10
GIG NIGHT
Hosted by Radio X’s John Kennedy
Now in its third year, BookFest’s Gig
Night is fast becoming the hot place to
spot young musical talent. Hosted by
Radio X DJ and guru of new music, John
Kennedy, local bands, singers, rappers,
musicians and performance poets will
take over the Big Tent stage for an
exclusive
session.
All acts
are
under 19
years of
age.
To get involved, email your music to
.
BAILLIE GIFFORD BIG TENT
Saturday 14 October
Doors: 5.30pmMusic:
5.45pm-7.30pm, £7.50
M U S I C H I G H L I G H T
DON’T
MISS
SIXTH FORM PANEL EVENTS
Wimbledon BookFest’s Sixth Form Panel are involved in
programming, promoting and running events. Schools participating
this year include: Ursuline High, Wimbledon College, Wimbledon
High, King’s College School and Richard Challoner.
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