Dialogues … stop negative histories being repeated
Ayo-Dele, TEDx Euston 2014
Ayo-Dele was the fourth child born to Nigerian parents in London. As a young child she moved from London to Nigeria … before returning to London. Those experiences have molded Ayo-Dele into who she is today.
You can see Ayo-Dele at Telegraph Hill Festival on Monday 27 March 2017, doors open at 8:00pm. Book here: Ticket Price: £3.00 – £5.00
Ayo-Dele‘s name means ‘Joy has come home’ in Yoruba, a language spoken in Nigeria, Western Africa.
Ayo-Dele is a London based singer/actress who, growing up between Lewisham and various relatives’ homes in Nigeria, has been surrounded by various languages and genres of music. Her debut album ’Forever Becoming’ was released in Oct 2012, and combines her British and Nigerian influences expressed through songs and stories.
This rich Nigerian heritage, merged with her British musical repertoire has become her driving passion, leading to the creation of some beautiful music and amusing, heartbreaking and thought-provoking stories.
Don’t miss ‘Becoming – A One Woman Show’ written and performed by singer, songwriter, spoken word performer and actress, Ayo-Dele; the story of a woman’s journey between London and Nigeria, a story of migration, identity and family. This show is a brand new piece of work being developed by Ayo-Dele, and you will be asked for your evaluation after the event.
Hear Ayo-Dele sing ‘Summertime’ at the Acton Festival:
Where: Church of God of Prophecy, Kitto Road, Telegraph Hill, SE14 5TN
When: Monday 27 March 2017, doors open at 8:00pm