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Sun, 05 Feb


Station Hall

ALEX WHEATLE MBE - Cane Warriors

Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugar cane plantation, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising…Come and discover how he fights for freedom and expect a session that is gripping and unforgettable. AGES 11+

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ALEX WHEATLE MBE  - Cane Warriors
ALEX WHEATLE MBE  - Cane Warriors

Time & Location

05 Feb 2023, 14:00 – 14:45

Station Hall

About the Artists & Speakers

Alex Wheatle is the best-selling author of several books including the modern classic, Brixton Rock, and the multi-award winning Crongton series.

He was awarded an MBE for his services to literature in 2008, has been twice nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and has won numerous awards including Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. He lives in London.

Cane Warriors has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the UKLA Book Award; is winner of the Young Quills Historical Fiction Award; has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize, Diverse Book Award and Iris Award; and was longlisted for the YA Jhalak Prize

Alex Wheatle is also local! His mum used to live on Herne Hill Road, and he used to read books at Carnegie Library. He’s excited to be back in Herne Hill at Station Hall talking about his new work and reading from Cane Warriors


  • Child Ticket

    • £7.00
      +£0.18 service fee
  • Adult Ticket (Max 1 per Child)




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