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Yomi Sode's COAT (Africa Writes) (London)


 Image: Africa Writes.

Image: Africa Writes.

 

Join Yomi Sode as he opens Africa Writes 2018 with a special performance of his previously sold-out show - COAT.

Picture this: Nigeria. A grandmother passes. London, a son cooks a pot of stew for his mother hoping to uncover hidden stories and unanswered questions.

“I don’t know my grandparents names, how embarrassing is that. But I can name all of Kanye’s albums”

COAT is an honest and emotional story of Junior. Born in Nigeria, he leaves at the age of 9 and heads to London, leaving behind a life that he loved and was settled in. >

“Home is no stranger, you are an African man and you have responsibilities as the eldest grandchild”

Where: Africa Writes 2018, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB.

When: June 29, 2018 at 8pm (Doors open at 7.30pm).

Get tickets for £12 / £9.60 (for RAS Members) here.

When: June 30, 2018 at 8 pm.