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Readers of Colour X Fringe of Colour

25th July, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Readers of Colour x Fringe of ColourThis Summer, we are excited to take part in the Fringe of Colour Scheme, which aims to increase the access of young people of colour in Edinburgh to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

In association with our Readers of Colour group, we’re going to bring together young women* and non-binary people of colour aged between 16 and 30 to take part in our Glasgow Women’s Library X Fringe of Colour Summer partnership. The group will see two Fringe shows: Until The Flood and Enough, and take part in a special edition of our Readers of Colour group, where we’ll be reading Tomi Adeyemi’s phenomenal YA novel, Children of Blood and Bone.

Introductory Meeting, Thursday 25th July, 6pm to 7.30pm, Edinburgh Central Library

Come to our introductory meeting to learn more about the partnership, Readers of Colour and the shows we’ll be seeing together!

The dates for the shows and discussion group are:

Tuesday 6th August: Until the Flood at 3.45pm AND Enough at 9pm at the Traverse Theatre OR Wednesday 7th August: Enough at 11am AND Until the Flood at 6.15pm at the Traverse Theatre

Tuesday 20th August, 6pm to 7.30pm, Central Edinburgh: Book Club Time! Take part in our book club, reading Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone (copies provided at our first meeting)

Wednesday 28th August, 6pm to 7.30pm, Central Edinburgh: A chance to say goodbye and do some writing of your own in our final session


These events are for women* of colour aged 16-30 and all the tickets are free! If you would like to come to the meeting, or find out more, please contact nadine.jassat@womenslibrary.org.uk.

*All women-only events are inclusive of Trans, Intersex women, non-binary and gender fluid people.


Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


Edinburgh Central Library
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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