A Friend's Kitchen
Shubbak Festival 2023
Sun, 2 July 2023 at 2PM and 4PM (two walks)
£6 / £10 / £15 (pay what you can)
An intimate summer stroll with Sudanese poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi as he recites poetry from Queensway to the site of what was until recently the Saqi Bookshop, a landmark of Arabic literature. Al-Raddi's new collection, A Friend�s Kitchen, emerged from midnight musings during his exile in London (since 2012) in London, separated from his wife and children. Expect readings in Arabic and English.
Jointly presented with the Poetry Translation Centre.