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Date: 29 May 19:00 | Born::Free Fridays spoken word chill

Born::Free Fridays #7 Back again with another relaxed session of readings & storytelling from your hosts + three featured poets: Hannah Lowe Hannah Lowe’s first collection chick (bloodaxe, 2013) was short-listed for the forward best first collection prize, Seamus Heaney first collection prize & the Aldeburgh Fenton best first collection prize. Her pamphlet, Ormonde (Hercules […]

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Born::Free Fridays #7

Back again with another relaxed session of readings & storytelling from your hosts + three featured poets:

Hannah Lowe

Hannah Lowe’s first collection chick (bloodaxe, 2013) was short-listed for the forward best first collection prize, Seamus Heaney first collection prize & the Aldeburgh Fenton best first collection prize. Her pamphlet, Ormonde (Hercules Editions) was published in November 2014, & her prose memoir long time, no see (periscope) is due in July.

Zia Ahmed

Zia’s a member of the Elephant Collective. Elephant’s a collective of writers, poets, rappers, visual artists, producers & storytellers. They’ve performed around the world from New York to Berlin, Paris to Sofia, popping up everywhere from BBC Radio, to CNN, to festival stages, sipping tea & telling stories. Performance highlights include; Bestival, the House of Commons, Secret Garden Party, the Southbank Centre & many more. Zia won the Roundhouse poetry slam in 2011.

Belinda Zhawi

Belinda Zhawi’s a writer & educator born in Zimbabwe. Most of her work focuses on her memories of living in rural & urban Zim. Belinda’s performed across the UK in numerous venues, festivals and events including Africa Writes, Tate Britain, Bestival, Big Chill, Soho Theatre, Barbican & Book Slam. As of Oct 2013, Belinda’s been enrolled on the MA writer/ teacher program at Goldsmiths College. She’s also the co-host of born::free fridays.

Open mic :::we open up the floor so bring tales, poems & lost stories ~ come tell us:::

:::email bornfreejam@gmail.com with ‘open mic’ in the subject box:::

Date: 29 May
19:00 - 22:00
Doors Open: 18:00
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Date: 30 May 19:00 - 22:00 | House of I: The Second Coming

After the success of the House of I launch event, the mother of the house Lasana Shabazz returns to LimeWharf. The House of I in the tradition of ‘Paris is Burning’ is a welcoming creative space in which innovative and thought provoking artists share their work. This time we’re returning with more FIERCE and LEGENDARY […]

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House of I: The Second Coming
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After the success of the House of I launch event, the mother of the house Lasana Shabazz returns to LimeWharf.
The House of I in the tradition of ‘Paris is Burning’ is a welcoming creative space in which innovative and thought provoking artists share their work. This time we’re returning with more FIERCE and LEGENDARY children: Musician’s Baby Tap, Jacob V Joyce, Tsinder Ash and Emma Houston. Performance artists Jack Marcus Ellis, George Hunt, Shane Shayshay Konno, Christy O’Donnell and Spoken word artist Tam Vibert. The Mother herself will also take the stage.

In addition to this amazing performance line up there will be a Voguing competition for you to share your FIERCENESS and dancing for you to throw down on the floor. Entry is £5 on the door. ‘We’re not gonna be shady, just FIERCE!’

Come along to Lasana’s FIERCE! Vogueing Workshop this Sat to get yourself ready: “https://www.facebook.com/events/1448791138747528/”

Date: 30 May
19:00 - 22:00
Doors Open: 18:00
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