PalFest Presents: Nakba – A Century of Resistance & Solidarity

27 October '23 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

** Khalid Abdalla — Tamim Barghouti — Julie Christie— Esther Freud — Mohammed Hanif —Abdulrazak Gurnah — Rashid Khalidi — Soweto Kinch — Sabrina Mahfouz — David Morrissey — Andrew O’Hagan — Juliet Stevenson — Harriet Walter — Isabel Adomakoh Young ! **

Join some of the biggest names of stage and page to mark 75 Years of ongoing Nakba and steadfast resistance – a night of performance, poetry, music and reflection that will journey through a century of struggle, colonization and insistence on life.

Admired actors will bring to life words from the past, beloved authors will reflect on the present.

With live music from Soweto Kinch.

This is a one night only, one time only event organised by the Palestine Festival of Literature & Friends. Tickets at £15 standard and £12 for students.

The venue is wheelchair accessible but please let us know if you’ll be attending to ensure the space is set-up correctly at

Books & PalFest totes will be for sale.

Bar until 11pm.

Event cover images by Laila Shawa (with the kind permission of the Estate) and Rob Stothard. PalFest’s logo designed by Jeff Fisher.


Royal Geographical Society

1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AR


The Palestine Festival of Literature

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