30 June, 2023

Manchester Adult

Venue 2(Adult)

Manchester Central Library St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD

Date: 17/09/2023

Time : 3pm – 4pm

Author: Jackie Kay

Book : Red dust road

Unveiling Red Dust Road: A Journey of Identity and Love

Step into the captivating world of Jackie Kay as she takes us on a remarkable journey of self-discovery and love in her beloved classic memoir, “Red Dust Road.” Join us for an immersive workshop event that delves deep into the themes of family, inheritance, and identity that shape this extraordinary tale.

Jackie Kay’s childhood in Glasgow was filled with love, but as she grew older, she realised that her skin colour was different from that of her parents. Pregnant with her own child, she embarks on a courageous quest to find her birth parents, leading her from Scotland to Nigeria. Through this deeply personal journey, Kay confronts the profound questions of self-identity and explores the powerful connections that define who we are.

In “Red Dust Road,” Jackie Kay, one of Scotland’s most celebrated voices, invites us to reflect on the importance of family, the complex nature of inheritance, and the enduring power of love. As Kay’s journey comes full circle, we witness how our identities are not solely determined by biology but also by the songs that shape our lives and the love that transcends all boundaries.

During this workshop event, Jackie Kay will share her personal insights, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and guide participants through reflective activities that explore the themes of identity, belonging, and the transformative power of love. Through the lens of her remarkable memoir, we will delve into the complexities of family relationships, cultural heritage, and the search for self.

Limited spaces are available for this exclusive workshop event. Reserve your spot now for “Unveiling Red Dust Road: A Journey of Identity and Love.” Prepare to embark on a profound exploration of self-discovery, empathy, and the enduring bonds that shape our lives.

Please note that copies of “Red Dust Road” will be available for purchase, and Jackie Kay will be present to sign books and engage in insightful conversations with attendees. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with one of Scotland’s most celebrated voices and delve into the heartfelt memoir that has touched the hearts of readers around the world.

Join us for an unforgettable literary experience that celebrates the power of love, identity, and the unbreakable bonds that define us. Reserve your spot now and prepare to be inspired by Jackie Kay’s captivating journey of self-discovery in “Red Dust Road.”

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