Mitchell Library

Tawona Sithole - Starting To Write (in partnership with The Kavya Prize)

Tawona Sithole - Starting To Write (in partnership with The Kavya Prize)
Free - ticket required
Dates and times
19th May 2023
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Adult, Over 14s only. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Join Tawona Sithole for this interactive creative writing workshop to help participants prepare to submit work for this year's Kavya Prize.

Tawona Sithole has research and teaching roles in the school of education and medical school, at the University of Glasgow. Other educational roles are with Glasgow School of Art, University of the West of Scotland, University of Stirling and Newcastle University, and Scottish book Trust.

Tawona Sithole is co-founder of Seeds of Thought, a non-funded arts group. and writes and performs with other writers, artists and musicians.

Aye Write and Kavya Prize are pleased to provide support to any budding writer of colour to access these workshops at no cost.

To access your place in this class please email to enable us using the subject line Kavya - Tawona Sithole and we will get back to you.

Accessibility guides

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We also have a supply of books in Braille, large print and audio.

Accessible toilets

This accessible toilet is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance. This accessible toilet is located to the rear right as you enter.

Assistance dogs

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and a bowl of water can be provided. 

Hearing loop

There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system.

This venue does not play background music.

Wheelchair access

There is a wheelchair to borrow. To borrow the wheelchair, please contact a member of staff.

Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Cafe or restaurant

The Café is open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.15pm.

Click here to see the Café menu 


Please note that there is on-street surrounding The Mitchell Library, from 8am-6pm Monday to Friday this is metered. As this is also a local residential area, please use these spaces considerately. Alternatively, there is an a NCP Car Park on India Street next to Charing Cross Train Station which is a 2 minute walk away. 

Photography and video recording

On occasion, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos. 

Study spaces

Study spaces can be booked by calling 0141 287 7655. Click here for further information.

Free wifi

We provide free WIFI access and further access to over 50 PCs for public use

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