Spoken word


May

  • WORD! with Paula Varjack
  • WORD! with Paula Varjack

  • Thursday 31 May. 7.30pm - 10pm
  • £7 / £4 concessions. 14+ parental guidance
  • WORD! is the longest running spoken word night in the Midlands. We celebrate the launch of our relocation to our new home, Attenborough Arts Centre with writer, filmmaker and performance maker Paula Varjack. Paulaís work explores identity, the unsaid, and making the invisible visible. She is also the creator of the ëAnti-Slamí, a satirical take on Poetry Slams where the lowest score wins. To perform in the open mic, sign up at the Attenborough CafÈ from 7pm.

June

  • WORD! with George Szirtes
  • WORD! with George Szirtes

  • Thursday 28 June. 7.30pm - 10pm
  • £7 / £4 concessions. 14+ parental guidance
  • WORD! is the longest running spoken word night in the Midlands. We present the award-winning George Szirtes who came to England as a refugee following the Hungarian Uprising in 1956. The author of multiple works as a poet, editor, and translator, he became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1982. To perform in the open mic, sign up at the Attenborough CafÈ from 7pm.

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