We host a special one-off open mic for Last Word Festival. Open mic poets were selected at random from dozens of applicants. They are, Tane Stevens, Amani Saeed, Uppahar Subba, Joshua Seigal, James Chelliah, Maddie Godfrey, Maja De Freitas & Amber Agha. With special guest features, Amy Leon and Zia Ahmed. Tickets and info here
We take our new family show to the Roundhouse for the Last Word Festival featuring Chris Redmond, award winning storyteller, Jan Blake and children’s poet and rapper, Simon Mole. 3-4pm. Tickets and info here
We’re bringing the party to the closing night of the festival at Swindon Town Hall with guests, Vanessa Kisuule and Rachel Rose Reid
Double bill – Tongue Fu for Kids in the afternoon with Francesca Beard and Simon Mole. Tongue Fu in the evening with Dizraeli, Debris Stevenson and more Francesca Beard.
Our second outing for our new Tongue Fu for Kids is a playful hour of poetry, storytelling, freestyle rap, improvised music and all the chaos a room full of 7-10 year olds and their parents can muster. Featuring Chris Redmond, the Fu Band and guests – poetry queen, Francesca Beard and slam champ, Adam Kammerling. Tickets here
We’re heading West! Chris Redmond and guests, London Young Poet Laureate -Caleb Femi, award winning Welsh poet – Rhian Edwards, rapper and wizard – Toby Thompson and Bristol’s very own wonder – Malaika Kegode. Tickets here