Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From September 8-9, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. Day 1 had participants discussing the elements of powerful storytelling, and getting tips for how to bring writing to life, and completed a series of free-writing exercises. On Day 2 participants used their freewrites from the previous day asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change

From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From February 17-18 2018, Leila Hall led a weekend workshop at The Hub on creative writing. Day one was spent exploring some of the aspects of storytelling that make for powerful books and films and freewriting around memories and imaginative ‘what if…?’ scenarios. On day two, based on their freewrites from day one, participants wroteContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend Workshop: Storytelling

From October 14-15, The Hub hosted Lineo Segoete for a weekend workshop on storytelling. Day one started with a brainstorm with participants on ideas, who then created timelines of their own stories, and shared them for feedback. From there, participants started developing their own stories while working in groups, and received feedback from Lineo onContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Storytelling”

February Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

We held a two-day Creative Writing Workshop at The Hub on the weekend of the 18th and 19th February 2017. The workshop began with the group reading extracts from Zakes Mda’s prose and a selection of poems by different writers. We discussed what the term “creative writing” means and talked about the different techniques thatContinue reading “February Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend workshops at The Hub

Starting in November 2016, The Hub is hosting monthly weekend workshops that will teach a range of skills, including professional writing, photography, film-making, graphic design and ways to meaningfully address and tackle relevant socio-economic issues such as gender-based violence and human rights. We just wrapped up a very successful two-day “Introduction to Professional Writing” workshop.Continue reading “Weekend workshops at The Hub”

Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane

Moiloa Maleshoane Form E MORIJA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL Women in Lesotho are very strong. Even if they are poor, they don’t easily give up. It is significant to say that women are to be cared for and respected in the whole world. ‘Mateboho Lerotholi, ‘Mareitumetse Mokhoro and ‘Makatleho Pitso captured my imagination, and showed meContinue reading “Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane”

Prize giving for WIR essay competition

In April and May 2016, Primary and High Schools were invited to bring classes for guided tours of the Women In Resistance exhibition at Morija Museum. An essay writing competition was held for High School students based on the exhibition. We held a prize giving for the essay writing competition today, with first place goingContinue reading “Prize giving for WIR essay competition”

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!

The Women In Resistance exhibition is up! Officially opening tomorrow, Wednesday March 30 at Morija Museum & Archives. In February, eleven members of The Hub were trained in the basics of portrait photography and journalistic writing. They worked in pairs to photograph and interview six inspiring women in Morija. These six profiles have now beenContinue reading “The Women In Resistance exhibition is up!”

The Hub profiles Morija’s Women In Resistance

With continued support from Vodacom Lesotho Foundation, The Hub is implementing a number of activities geared at engaging its members and young learners from schools in and around Morija around the theme of the Women In Resistance exhibition. The Hub ran photography and writing competitions in January 2016 to select members who are participating in thisContinue reading “The Hub profiles Morija’s Women In Resistance”