literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature

Africa, Amazing Africa with Atinuke

Part of Imagine Children's Festival

Did you know that the first human beings to walk this earth were African? Bring the little ones for stories from Africa with spectacular storyteller Atinuke.

Did you know that Africa had the first university in the world, or that the continent is as big as Europe, the USA, Mexico, India and Japan all put together?

In a captivating event full of colourful facts and stories from the rich continent of Africa, hear about the cultures, languages, and traditional folk tales from where Atinuke grew up.

Atinuke is a Nigerian-born author who started her career as an oral storyteller of tales from the African continent. She draws on her recent Yoruba ancestry and her life in Wales to write stories of contemporary life in Nigeria and in Wales.

Dates & times

21 Feb 2020
Approximate run time: 60 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Royal Festival Hall
Level 5 Function Room, Green Side


£8 adult £6 child
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
£8 adult £6 child


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Age recommendation
For ages 7 – 12

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