CONNECT/ZA

Words And Literature: Francesca Beard

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Francesca Beard will be one of the three judges of the Open Book Poetry Slam in September 2014. She will give a two-hour workshop on performance poetry and she will perform at Poetica as part of the festival. Francesca will also visit Johannesburg and take part in one of Word N Sound’s regular slam sessions.

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Connect ZA Presents Innovation Month

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This September British Council Connect ZA, in collaboration with our partners, is creating new opportunities and plugging into a range of exciting events. Celebrating innovation and exploring the intersections between arts and the digital space, and writing new South African stories, this September is packed with events from the best young makers and creatives from the UK and Africa. Most of the activity is taking place in the bustling creative hub of Braamfontein, Johannesburg. This series of projects is part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015 which is a partnership with the Department of Arts & Culture, South Africa and the British Council.

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