Location: North Stage Outdoor Cinema
Queen Mary University of London presents Show and Tell a podcast recording of 10 inspiring mini talks from current students and special guests on studying and working in the creative industries.
Discover the insider secrets to working in the arts, humanities and social sciences and hear young people with something to say from one of London’s most inclusive universities.
Show and Tell has been running for 2 years at Queen Mary with over 35 speakers from TV producers, award-winning writers, researchers and journalists inspiring over 300 people to enter these industries.
This special one-off event for All Points East In The Neighbourhood will feature guest speakers including:
Alain English: Scottish actor, writer, autism advocate and performance poet.
Ayisha Malik: Ayisha Malik is author of this year's CityReads London book, ‘Sofia Khan is not Obliged’ (often called ‘The Muslim Bridget Jones’), ‘The Other Half of Happiness’ and upcoming novel, ‘This Green and Pleasant Land’. She is also the ghost writer for Great British Bake Off winner, Nadiya Hussain's adult fiction.
Ahir Shah: Ahir Shah (BBC Three, Live at the Apollo) is a stand-up comedian and writer based in London. He has been twice nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, in 2017 and 2018.
Gabriel Krauze: QMUL English graduate and ‘estate-noir’ author Gabriel Krauze (Vice) has just signed with publisher 4th Estate publish his first novel ‘Who They Was’. Gabriel Krauze grew up in London in a Polish family and was drawn to a life of crime and gangs from an early age. Now in his thirties he has left that world behind and is recapturing his life through writing.
Mile End Community Project: MCP will show their Chicken Film which explores the fried chicken shop phenomenon in Tower Hamlets and provided insight into what fried Chicken means to different communities.
Nadia Valman: Dr Nadia Valman is a literary historian at Queen Mary University of London who has led various public projects including the history of Jewish people in the East End, The Royal London Hospital and Brick Lane.
Natalie Coleman: Natalie Coleman was winner of MasterChef in 2013. Since winning MasterChef Natalie Coleman has worked with some of the UK’s best restaurants including Le Gavroche (Michel Roux Jr) and is currently the head chef at immersive dining concept in Waterloo, Hello Darling.
Plus: 5 current students will give their creative manifestos: Blanka Plocha, Aamir Ayyub, Simone Hazanavicius-Lovisone, David Mitchell and Saramarie Harvey.
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