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Tour Nairobi's iconic public libraries

Tour Nairobi's iconic public libraries

Duration:3 heures en tout
Includes:Cuisine et Transport
Languages:Proposée en Anglais

À propos de votre hôte

We run Book Bunk, a social impact firm restoring some of Nairobi's most iconic public libraries. Our background is in arts management and book publishing - we've managed projects ranging from podcasts, artists' residency programmes and publication of some of Africa's leading authors in the past decade. Our collective work centres around literature, memory, public art spaces and the creative…
Angela
Angela
Angela
Angela

À propos de Book Bunk

Book Bunk engages with public library spaces as sites of cultural heritage and public memory. We are focused on the complete restoration and programming for old public libraries as well as the installation of new libraries into public spaces. We imagine that public libraries can be steered to become more than just repositories, acting as sites of knowledge production & shared experiences.
Il s'agit d'une expérience solidaire où l'intégralité de ce que vous payez est reversée à Book Bunk. .

Au programme

We will kick off at the main branch of the McMillan Memorial Library, located on Banda street, in the heart of the city centre. The library was opened in 1931 in memory of Sir Northrup McMillan and we will explore historical collections dating back to the early 1900s. We will then visit the Eastlands branch in Makadara (eastern part of the city), opened in the late 1970s. Here, we will explore…

Autres informations utiles

Book Bunk will provide transport by Uber. We will set off from the main branch, and return guests here after visiting the two satellite branches in Kaloleni and Makadara.

Ce qui est fourni

Snacks
Refreshments (water, light snacks and fruit)
Transport
We will move around these three spaces in a van provided by a third party (uber)

Ce qu'il faut apporter

Comfortable walking shoes
Camera/ phone

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Le lieu

McMillan Memorial Library on Banda Street (Main Branch): Opened in 1931 by Lady McMillan in memory of her husband, Sir Northrup McMillan. This library was only open to white settlers until it was bequeathed to the city in the lead-up to Kenya's independence. McMillan Memorial Library's Makadara and Kaloleni branches (Eastlands): Both built in the 1970s.

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Conditions d'annulation

Toute expérience peut être annulée et entièrement remboursée dans les 24 heures suivant l'achat.

Politique de communication

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Critères requis pour les voyageurs

Un maximum de 10 voyageurs âgés de 18 ou plus peuvent participer.

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Book Bunk will provide transport by Uber. We will set off from the main branch, and return guests here after visiting the two satellite branches in Kaloleni and Makadara.
Angela
promenade historique
Tour Nairobi's iconic public libraries
8 commentaires
33€/personne
8 commentaires
33€/personne