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Thursday, 10 October 2019


Here are a few events happening mostly in the UK and Sierra Leone this October. Enjoy the post!

The Sierra Leone Art’s and Culture Festival is a day event that will showcase the work and stories of Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad. I will also be speaking at this year's event. Get your tickets here for an event not to miss!

2)  Diamond Mining & Nature Retreat with ExtremeExcursions | Kono, Sierra Leone | 26-27th October 2019

Extreme Excursions are creating unique weekends outside of the capital city for adventurous people. This week they have a fully booked weekend hike in Makeni. Join them on their next group trip to Kono.

This is an year-long exhibition that is currently on show at the London Docklands. Showcasing the life and beginning of the Krio people of Sierra Leone.

Black Girl Fest is back! Celebrating brown skin girls in the UK and worldwide. The event will consist of talks and workshops by keynote speakers from different sectors such as MP Dawn Butler and Ronke Lawal not to forget the marketplace filled with multiple vendors that Black Girl Fest has to offer. This year at the festival BGF have teamed up with the NHS and have made it possible to give blood at this year’s festival.

5) Travel and Tourism Talks| Freetown, Sierra Leone| 17th October 2019
Sensi Tech Hub to commence with their first  ‘Travel and Tourism Talks’ session a monthly dialogue amongst the public and a new theme per session. Myself, Yasmin Metz-Johnson, will host the first session as I plan to showcase a facelift of the current site as we uncover exploration in Sierra Leone. Come and join us at 6pm on 17th October 2019.

At the Southbank London there will be the annual London Literature Festival this is the 13th edition since it started. The festival will open with Poetry International and follow with readings, talks and discussions based on literature worldwide.

Black Ballad and Financial Times are coming together to host a discussion on how women can make the most of their money. The night will include a variety of information from investments and personal finance from notable women in the field. Speakers on the evening will be Bola Sol, Merisha Stevenson, Melanie Eusebe alongside financial reporter for the Financial Times Emma Agyemang ant Founder of the digital platform Black Ballad, Tobi Oredein. For more information on the event, go to the link here.

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