BSL users – get involved in City of Stories Home in London libraries this June


If you’re a British Sign Language user, come along to one of our City of Stories Home Celebration events taking place in libraries across London in June 2022. There are five free BSL interpreted writing workshops and readings taking place. At these events you can take part in a creative writing workshop, enjoy readings by authors featured in the City of Stories Home anthology, take home a free copy of the City of Stories Home anthology and a free writers’ and readers’ handbook.

BSL interpreter Michelle Wood shares how BSL users can get involved in City of Stories Home in this BSL video:

Book onto a free City of Stories Home BSL interpreted writing workshop and / or reading

There are five BSL interpreted City of Stories Home free creative writing workshops and readings taking place in June 2022 you can book onto. You can book a place at the workshop, the reading or both.

  1. Lambeth

Streatham Library

Wednesday 8 June, 6.30 – 8.30pm

BSL Interpreted by Michelle Wood and Paul Michaels.

Hosted by: Helen Bowell 

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2. Sutton

Sutton Central Library

Wednesday 15 June, 11am – 1pm

BSL interpreted by Michelle Wood and Paula Cox.

Hosted by: Maame Blue

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3. Greenwich

Eltham Centre Library

Thursday 16 June, 2 – 4pm

BSL interpreted by Peter Abraham and Paul Michaels.

Hosted by: Carinya Sharples

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4. Havering  – postponed to date TBC due to rail strike

Hornchurch Library

Wednesday 22 June, 6 – 8pm

BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels and Rachel Jones.

Hosted by: Amita Murray


5. Kensington & Chelsea

Kensington Central Library

BSL Interpreted Michelle Wood and Peter Abraham.

Thursday 30 June, 6 – 8pm

Hosted by: Jemilea Wisdom-Baako

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For more information about the City of Stories Home, please visit:


Published 31 May 2022