British Council Connect ZA presents Word N Sound in Cape Town


WHAT: 3rd Annual Word N Sound International Youth Poetry + Live Music Festival Cape Town leg Khadija Heeger, Pieter Odendaal and Lwanda Sindaphi, Catherine Labiran (UK), Harry Baker (UK), Toni Stuart, Afurakan and Andrew Manyika
WHEN: Wednesday November 27 | 7.30pm
WHERE: The District Six Homecoming Centre, 15A Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
TICKETS: R50 at the door
For the first time, the Word N Sound Festival will feature a Cape Town leg brought to you by British Council Connect ZA.

The night will feature Cape Town’s own Khadija Heeger, Lwanda Sindaphi and Pieter Odendaal – who will share work in English, Xhosa and Afrikaans respectively – alongside Roundhouse Poets from the UK, Catherine Labiran and Harry Baker. Word N Sound co-founder, Afurakan Mohare, and Andrew Manyika will join them on stage.

The event aims to be a showcase the diverse poetic voices presently working in Cape Town, and a celebration of mother tongue writing.


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