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Caribbean Fest

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Renaissance One in partnership with the British Library presents Caribbean Fest!

Celebrate Caribbean culture with stories, performances, poetry, conversation and music from a line-up of world-class artists. Curated by Melanie Abrahams and produced by Renaissance One and Partners.

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Poetry Magic with John Agard

13.00 – 14.00

£9 (full price) / £7.50 (60 and over)  / £4.50 (all other concessions including under 25s)
Step into the world of acclaimed poet and storyteller John Agard, as he inspires children and all the family to deepen their appreciation of reading, oratory and playing with words. Expect stories and poems, rhymes and rhythms, and fun puns. 
Part of Caribbean Fest

Curated by Melanie Abrahams and produced by Renaissance One and Partners

A Plate of Caribbean

14.30 – 16.00

£11 / £9.50 / £5.50
Chefs, foodies and special guests swap stories and family recipes about their favourite dishes and foods of the Caribbean region.
Part of Caribbean Fest
Curated by Melanie Abrahams and produced by Renaissance One and Partners

Trickster Thrive!

17.00 – 19.00

£13 / £11 / £6.50
Enjoy fantastical tales, poetry and music as we are lured into the world of tricksters, shapeshifters and duppies by John Agard, Emily Zobel Marshall, Tobago Crusoe and Melanie Abrahams.
Part of Caribbean Fest
Curated by Melanie Abrahams and produced by Renaissance One and Partners

Joint ticket for A Plate of Caribbean and Trickster Thrive! £16/£12/£8