Children's Festival

Friday 28th June 2024

African Story Box Time!

Supported by Book Aid International

For the little ones, we kick off with an immersion in stories! Featuring a selection of 200 beautiful brand-new books specially selected to help young learners and their teachers learn and discover the joy of reading. With guidance from master storyteller, Orpah Agunda, adventures come alive.

Film Screening: Stero (2024)

A screening followed by a conversation with director Tevin Kimathi and Kael Wafubwa, the lead child actor in the film. A story about a young boy with the heart of a warrior and an imaginary sensei by his side who dares to defy the repressive rules of his school.

Meet the Author!

Supported by Book Aid International

Live and interactive reading session with Taiye Selasi, Amani Muthoni and Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni. These authors will share their original children and young adult works with our young audiences.

Kiddy Masterclasses

This is a special story writing masterclass based on Sihle-isipho’s book, Wanda the Brave to help build children’s creativity and imagination using prompts and group discussion to create unique new stories. Capacity 20 children | Ages: 8-12 years | Prior Registration required


Live music performance to close out the day with some dance and movement!