Beeston Library, Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AE
Join WORD! – one of the longest running poetry nights in the UK- for this very special event, with award-winning spoken word artist, poet and playwright, Joelle Taylor, compere, Lydia Towsey and guests.
Joelle Taylor has toured her work across hundreds of venues, throughout the UK and internationally – from the 02 Arena to Buckingham Palace and for the British Council – across Brazil, Botswana, Mexico, Singapore, Australia and more. Featured on TV and Radio, she was the Founder and Artistic Director of SLAMbassadors UK – the longest running spoken word education programme in the country. She is the author of titles including The Woman who was not there and Ska Tissue and her work is included in the GCSE syllabus. In 2015 she was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society Arts and named as one of the Southbank Centre’s Nelson Mandela Change Makers for positively changing the face of Britain
To perform on the open mic, email in advance via firstname.lastname@example.org. Some spots may also be available on the night.
Age guidance: 16+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)