30 AUGUST 2019

The Special TEACHERS Programme: 9.15 – 11.15, Ground Floor, East


These are fifteen introductory workshops to stimulate your interest and get you going! Please be on time.

Workshop Venue Facilitator
1 Writing Poetry Auditorium, Ground Floor Masai Dabula
2 Reading Photos: Exhibitions on Newspapers & alternative press 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room 1 TBC
3 Basic Computer Skills 4th Floor, West 2 Nhlamulo Rikhotso
4 Whatsapp tv news, on your phone 2nd Floor West Dorothy Mabelebele
5 Philosophy for Youth 3rd Floor Exhibition Room 2 Theresa Giorgza
6 Journalism – writing stories for a newspaper 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room 1 Siya Mviko
7 Writing Short Stories Geology Basement Jolyn Phillips
8 Drama Arena Lawrence Simelane
9 Make a film with your film 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room 2 Thamsanqa Dlamini
10 Short Films Short Films (30 persons) 3rd Floor Screen Room Ahmed Jooma
11 Physical theatre 4th Floor West 1 Chantal Thomas
12 Playing the recorder Playing the recorder Makhosonke
13 Writing for youth 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room 3 Jayne Bauling
14 Writing life stories/biography Boardroom, Ground Floor Pat Fahrenfort

JBF SCHOOLS PROGRAMME – Conversations – Meet the Author

There are 2 x 20 minute sessions to meet some of your favourite JBF authors:

Lindsey CollenAuthor of many novels and short stories from Mauritius, and winner of the Africa Commonwealth Prize for Literature twice. Collen is also a patron of the JBF.MA, 3rd Floor, ARENA
Jolyn PhillipsAuthor and short story writer ‘The Fisherman’, amongst others.MA, 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room1
Pat FahrenfortAuthor of Spanner in the Works, from Cape TownMA, Auditorium, Ground Floor
Jayne BaulingAuthor of Soccer series for youth and Dreaming of Light, and winner of Sanlam Prize, from MpumalangaMA, Geology Theatre, Basement
Futhi NtshingilaAuthor of Do not go gentle and Shameless, is from Kwazulu NatalMA, Boardroom, Ground Floor
James MatthewsIs author and dissident poet, of many novels and poetry including Cry Rage and Age is a Beautiful, and many acclaimed awards. He is also a patron of the JBF and this year we celebrate his 90th birthday at the Festival.MA, 4th Floor, West
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