– Daytime Festival

The daytime festival is an exciting mix of:

Date & Time:

The Daytime Festival is on Saturday 8 November from 11:00am to 7.00.  Doors open at 10:30am.

 Location:

All the Daytime Festival activities are all held in the Tower Building  at London Met University, Holloway Road N7 8DB (add link to page: )

Buy Tickets:

Waged:  £10:00 

Low income: £5:00

Indicative programme:

Main Festival from 11am (doors open at 10.30am) to 7pm including

  • art exhibitions, workshops and artist in residence
  • 3 book launches and authors reading their work (including 3 prize winning authors)
  • music, poetry and comedy (including open mic)
  • Workshops on women and dyslexia, the workplace, engineering and self development, visualisation and stress, the artists way, dyslexia perception and meditation, dance and theatre, writing, and using free software.
  • Screening, advice, counselling and guidance
  • films, including three documentaries, The Big Picture, Dysplamentaryand Left Write (with the director answering questions)
  • from 5.15 to 6.45pm, ethnographic theatre – “I Could Be Anyone”

Speakers at the Festival include:

  • Jan Halfpenny: Women and Dyslexia and Developing Dyslexic Advantage.
  • James & Katy Lonergan: Conditions for Success
  • Bob Turney: Dyslexia in Prisons
  • Jo Todd: Dyslexia in the Civil Service,
  • Pennie Aston: Emotions, Visualisations, Metaphors and Creativity,
  • Julie Sellers: The Artist’s Way
  • Oliver Lindon: Psychology and Dyslexia
  • Steve Saunders: Dyslexic Inventiveness in Engineering and Human Development
  • A series of other successful people talking about their dyslexic journey

There are also art workshops, assistive technology demonstrations (including the use of free software) and guidance from the London Met University Disability and Dyslexia Support Team, supervised dyslexia screening and signposting in relation to the Equality Act as well as live performances and music, a poetry slam and comedians. All dyslexic.