Deptford Literature Festival:
Families event
An illustration workshop with
Denzell Dankwah
presented by Round Table Books

An illustration workshop with Denzell Dankwah for children aged 10+
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a bright yellow banner with a circle image of Denzell Dankwah, a person smiling and holding up his Superheroes book

Superheroes is a book filled with inspiring journeys, to encourage and empower you to harness your power and become your own superhero. Discover the new daring tales of inspiration from over fifty iconic British icons today, who have each harnessed their curiosity and ambition and turned it into their own superhero power. Come join Denzell Dankwah for a comic-style illustration workshop, and a question and answer session.

Age guidance: 10+

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). Tickets cost £2 per child and provide you with £2 off any book purchase Round Table Books shop on the day.

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.

COVID-19 Protocol 

Please take a look at the Festival’s current COVID-19 Protocols:

Free bursary places 

If you are a Lewisham resident and are unable to afford the price of this ticket, we have a number of free bursary places available by application by Monday 14 February, 9am. You can find out more and apply here:

Deptford Literature Festival celebrates the diversity and creativity of Deptford and Lewisham through words, stories and performance. It is run by Spread the Word in collaboration with independent producer Tom MacAndrew. You can read more about the festival and see the full programme at


About Denzell and Round Table Books

Denzell Dankwah

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Denzell Dankwah is a British-born Ghanaian, based in Northampton. In 2021, he graduated from the University of Gloucestershire where he was studying Illustration (BA Hons). Comic books and graphic novels influence Denzell's art heavily and his love for the medium that encouraged him to start drawing at an early age. Superheroes is his first book.

Round Table Books

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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.

Deptford Lounge (Children's Library)

9 Giffin Street