Join Hannah Lee as she celebrates all the creativity that can go into finding your own unique (hair) style.
Feel the excitement of getting ready for a celebration and explore an array of intricate hairstyles (inspired by one girls’ family and community), as Hannah reads from, and runs special activities around her first picture book; My Hair.
Age guidance: 3+
Please note that parents, guardians or carers must stay with their children during this event. When booking a ticket, you only need to book one ticket per child (i.e. you don’t need to book a ticket for yourself and your child).
This event is part of Round Table Books’ day of family activities at Deptford Literature Festival, curated for our younger festival goers and their parents, carers and guardians. Round Table Books will be selling books by featured authors and more at the festival in Deptford Lounge Library throughout the day.
Free but ticketed, what we’d like you to know
This event works on a first come, first served basis. Any ticket uncollected 5 mins prior to the start time may be subject to reallocation. If you’ve booked a ticket and know in advance of the event day that you can no longer attend, please let us know so we can offer your ticket to someone else.
About Round Table Books
Round Table Books is the only children’s bookshop in Brixton. It officially opened its doors in June 2018 after successfully running two pop up shops and crowdfunding £50,000 to do so. It stocks inclusive titles from underrepresented authors and illustrators for the ages of 0-18 and regularly holds events both in the store and wider community.
About Deptford Literature Festival
Deptford Literature Festival celebrates the creativity and diversity of South East London through stories, words and performance. Most events are free. It is funded by Arts Council England and run as a collaboration between independent producer Tom MacAndrew and Spread the Word. You can read more about the festival and see the full programme at spreadtheword.org.uk/deptford-literature-festival
WRITER AND WORKSHOP LEADER
Hannah Lee was born in London, where she still lives. She always loved books, but yearned to see more stories that featured children like her - so now she is writing them! 'My Hair' is her debut picture book, which was Highly Commended in the 2017 FAB Prize for writing.
Deptford Lounge (Children's Library)
9 Giffin Street