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20 May 2022
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
All ages welcome
‘Homer to Hip Hop: A People’s History of Spoken Word’ is a fun and fascinating journey through the poetic movements that have shaped history.
‘A fantastic piece of work.’
Learn why wordsmiths have always been vilified, feared and revered, from ballad singers and beat poets, to icons of dub, punk and hip hop.
‘A charming wild rumpus of a ride – part lecture, part performance and utterly engaging.’
Featuring support from local rising star PA Bitez, plus a Q&A panel chaired by Ben Mellor, with special guests Shirley May (Young Identity) and Rob Steventon (Punk in Drublic Poetry.
‘A hugely popular event, the audience was constantly engaged and immersed.’
(Raise the Bar)
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