The moderator for the evening, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is the bestselling author of the novels Purple Hibiscus, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize; Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize; and Americanah, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of the ten best books of 2013 by The New York Times. In 2012 she published We Should All Be Feminists and her most recent book, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, was published in March 2017.
Join Michelle Obama for an exclusive event as she discusses her warm, wise, and revelatory memoir, Becoming.
For ages 14+.
Due to a heightened security presence, there will not be a returns queue onsite on the night. Only ticket holders will be able to access Royal Festival Hall.
Any returned tickets will be released for sale online as soon as they are returned to us. Please continue to check our website for any returns.
Please note there is a purchase limit of two tickets per person for this event. Each ticket includes a hardback copy of Becoming (RRP £25.00) supplied by Waterstones.
In order to plan their visit to Southbank Centre on the evening, ticket holders should refer to their email confirmation for information on relevant gateway for building entry, arrival times and security arrangements.
Southbank Centre reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual unable to present a valid booking confirmation and the required accreditation.
This event is British Sign Language interpreted (BSL).
Access tickets are available for members of our Access Scheme.