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Festival: Kingsmead Book Fair, Johannesburg

This year's Kingsmead Book Fair, which is taking place on Saturday, 25 May 2019 in various buildings on the Kingsmead College campus in Johannesburg, features South African comics creator Mohale Mashigo (Kwezi) and cartoonist Zapiro on the programme. There is also a session in the kids' programme that features Supernova magazine, which publishes a magazine for kids that includes comics and art by local comics creators.

Please note: Entrance to the fair costs R70 via Webtickets and certain sessions, as noted below, then require another ticket.


The Comedy Channel (Adult Programme)
It is said that comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. Hagen Engler (Black Twitter, Blitz And A Boerie As Long As Your Leg), Melusi Tshabalala (Melusi's Everyday Zulu), Rebecca Davis (Self Helpless - A Cynic's Search For Sanity) and cartoonist Zapiro crack wise with Jennifer Platt.
When: Saturday, 25 May 2019, 09:30 to 10:30
Where: Gym
Tickets: R60
More Details: Kingsmead Book Fair Programme


Supernova - The Magazine For Curious Kids (Kid's Programme)
Fun facts, cool crafts, and amazing stories abound in South Africa's own kids' magazine. With Benoit Knox - publisher. Age 5+.
When: Saturday, 25 May 2019, 10:15 to 10:45
Where: ABC Studio
Entrance: Free


Bent, But Not Broken (With SASL Interpreter) (Adult Programme)
Vanessa Raphaely talks to Dawn Garisch (This Is How It Is), Mohale Mashigo (Intruders), Samantha Smirin (Life Interrupted), and Tumelo Buthelezi (The Last Sentence) about the paralysing condition of depression and anxiety.
When: Saturday, 25 May 2019, 12:30 to 13:30
Where: Gym
Tickets: R60
More Details: Kingsmead Book Fair Programme


Life In Pictures (Youth Programme)
Visual literacy tips and tricks to get you in the picture with South Africa's most famous cartoonist, Zapiro, and Kingsmead College English teacher Elizabeth Donaldson.
When: Saturday, 25 May 2019, 12:30 to 13:30
Where: Teen Studio 1
Entrance: Free(?)


Kingsmead Book Fair: Official Site, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

• When: Saturday, 25 May 2019, from 08:30 to 18:00
• Where: Kingsmead College, 132 Oxford Road (entrance in Tottenham Avenue), Melrose, Johannesburg
• Tickets: R70 (fair entrance fee only) via Webtickets
• More Details: Kingsmead College Book Fair Map, Facebook Event Page
• Event Hashtag: #KBF19


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