Deptford Literature Festival At Home Edition


We wanted to make sure that there are ways for people to take part in #DeptfordLitFest activity at home. We’ve created a list of activities that can help you get into the Deptford Literature Festival spirit from home!

  1. Deptford Literature Festival creative writing activities by Ella Frears, Carinya Sharples, Laura Barker and Leone Ross. 

A set of fantastic creative writing exercises written for you by fantastic writers and artists based on their Deptford Lit Fest events. Please note that this contains adult references.

Download the PDF here: Deptford Literature Festival At Home

2. Lewisham Writers in Conversation Livestream 

Fancy seeing bestselling author of Open Water, Caleb Azumah Nelson and the awesome Sara Jafari, author of The Mismatch, in conversation with Salma El-Wardany? Saturday 19 March 2022 3.30 – 4.30pm. This will also be livecaptioned. Sign up for free here:

3. Inua Ellams’ R.A.P. Party Livestream

What might eloquent voices from contemporary poetry and spoken word movements have to say about hip-hop’s past, present and future?

Come chill and find out at Inua Ellams’ Rhythm And Poetry Party, a nostalgic, no-clutter, no-fuss, night of hip-hop-inspired poems and favourite hip-hop songs. Ten poets and a DJ. That’s it. Sign up for the livestream here (Pay What You Can, with a free option included):


Published 15 March 2022