BSL Events

We're working with experienced British Sign Language interpreters to offer a selection of free signed talks and performances in venues across the borough from 21 June to 4 July 2021.

Monday 21 June, 2-4pm

Bristol-based poet DL Williams is leading a free BSL Poetry Workshop on Monday 21 June from 2-4pm for Together! 2012 CIC as part of Newham Word Festival. The workshop is... FULL DETAILS +

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Friday 25 June, 7pm
Stratford Youth Zone

 A celebration of London’s emerging women writers.  A celebration of emerging talent and the voices of London-based women writers. Natasha Brown (Assembly), Abi Daré (The Girl with The Louding Voice), Catherine Menon (Fragile Monsters)... FULL DETAILS +

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Saturday 26 June, 11am
Beckton Globe Library

Ages 3+ Dreads, twist out or braids — a young girl chooses how to style her hair for a special birthday celebration in the beautifully illustrated picture book My Hair. Join... FULL DETAILS +

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Saturday 26 June, 3.30pm
Discover Children’s Story Centre

Ages 6+ In an interactive storytelling combining drama and music, Helen McDonald brings to life the story of a determined Jamaican woman who boards the Empire Windrush in a desperate... FULL DETAILS +

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Sunday 27 June, 11am
Stratford Library

Ages 4+ J and T are in deep trouble. Tomorrow is Dress as a Human Day at school and they haven’t made their costumes yet. So, they’ve decided to do something really brave.... FULL DETAILS +

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Thursday 1 July, 7-8pm

Deaf and Disabled poets are invited to share their work online on Zoom at the Together! 2021 Pop-Up Poetry Café Open Mic Night. We welcome deaf and hard of hearing... FULL DETAILS +

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