Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival

Start date: 18th October 2018
End date: 28th October 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Southbank Centre

BSL Interpreted Events

Now in its twelfth year, Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival brings together today’s leading writers, thinkers and cultural observers to explore the burning issues of our times.

This year we invite you on a journey across centuries and borders to celebrate the power of literature to reflect on the world in which we live. Our journey takes in everything from a celebration of Homer’s Odyssey to an examination of contemporary America in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

At the heart of the festival is a celebration of Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, marking its first-ever translation into English by a woman, Emily Wilson.

BSL interpreted events are:

An evening with Roger Daltrey
Thursday, 18 October 2018 from 19:30-21:00

Akala and David Olusoga: Striking the Empire
Saturday, 20 October 2018 from 20:00-21:30

The Odyssey Tales – Children’s Show  – Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer Southbank
Sunday, 21 October 2018 from 12:30pm

The Odyssey Live Reading
Sunday, 21 October 2018 Queen Elizabeth Hall 16:00-18:30

Salman Rushdie: From Midnight’s Children to Trump’s America
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 from 19:30-21:00

Soraya Chemaly and Laura Bates: Feminism in Trump’s America
Saturday, 27 October 2018 – Southbank Centre – Purcell Room 19:45-21:15

Sue Perkins
Sunday, 28 October 2018 from 19:30-21:00

Mohsin Hamid on Migration, Magic and Exit West
Sunday, 28 October 2018 – Southbank Centre – Purcell Room 19:30-21:00

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