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NewVIc Poetry Night

Thursday 7 March 2019
5.00 - 7.30 pm

 
As part of the Newham Word Festival, NewVIc opens its doors to the community in a night that celebrates words: spoken, imagined, manipulated, devised and written!

 

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Come along to enjoy a free event where you can enjoy thought-provoking poetry and cypher from highly regarded poets and artists featuring special guest, Penny Pepper and Anthony Anaxagorou.

Penny is an acclaimed author, performer and activist. Her debut poetry collection Come Home Alive, was published by Burning Eye Books in September 2018.

 

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Anthony Anaxagorou was the first young poet to win the London Mayor's Poetry Slam with his poem "Anthropos" in 2002. Following this he made a number of television and radio appearances reading poetry including a live recital on BBC London Radio and a television interview followed by a recital with Vanessa Feltz on the Community Channel.

 

 

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This event will also feature a performance by Full Circle: Newham's Community Opera. The performance has been developed by Newham Music through a series of spoken word narration workshops with Counterpoint Arts.

For a look at the full programme of events and workshops, visit newhamwordfest.org