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Nadiya Hussain: Finding My Voice

Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain celebrates her brand-new memoir, 'Finding My Voice', in her own warm, honest and humorous way, in conversation with Emma Freud.

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sunday 1st December, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Questions & Answers

15-35

About the Event

Born to parents who had emigrated to Britain from Bangladesh, Nadiya grew up in a Muslim family with five siblings. She entered an arranged marriage aged 20, becoming a wife and mother herself. She suffers with panic disorder and had never been on a train on her own until she travelled to film her first episode of the Great British Bake Off.

‘I was everything – a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother – but I still was nowhere near finding me,’ she reflects.

Join the TV presenter, chef and bestselling author as she considers her roles as mother, Muslim, working woman and celebrity, and questions the barriers which many women must cross to be accepted or heard. Nadiya highlights how, at the core of it all, we are essentially tackling the same issues despite our cultural, social and religious differences.

Venue Information

Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX
United Kingdom

About the Book

Finding My Voice
Finding My Voice

Nadiya Hussain

Publisher:Headline Publishing Group

Publication date:17 Oct 2019

ISBN:9781472259967

Since the moment she was born, Nadiya Hussain has taken on many different identities assigned to her by her gender, culture, society and religion. From daughter to wife, mother to celebrity baker, this very personal book documents her experiences of the roles that have moulded her life to date.