Verse? Aye! (Spoken Word - Charity Fundraiser)

AddressVicar Street
AtKidderminster Town Hall
CountyWorcestershire (GB150)

Vicar Street
Kidderminster Town Hall
Worcestershire (GB150)
Tel 2018-02-10
Categoria Events

Featuring Dominic Berry Jackie Hagan The historic Kidderminster Town Hall is the location for Verse? Aye. (A spoken word charity fundraiser) A special line up containing some of the finest spoken word performers in the UK has been forged together to entertain, while raising vital funds in aid of the chosen charities of the mayors of Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley. Acorns Hospice Wyre Forest Home Start Kidderminster Hospital League of Friends Friends of Riverside North Park Churches Together Food Bank Two featured poets and a selection of locally and nationally recognised names will complete the line up. The audience is guaranteed an unforgettable evening at this spoken word extravaganza. Tickets available for £5 directly from the box office at Kidderminster Town Hall on 01562 732158.

Doors from 5:30pm Poet performances until 10pm Busker in the bar 10pm - 11pm Performers will have books/cd's available to buy in bar area 10pm-11pm *Keep checking back as details of the special guest performers are announced*

I am delighted to announce that Dominic Berry will be one of our headline performers on the night. Dominic is an internationally award winning performance poet. He is 2017 Glastonbury Festival Poet in Residence, winner of 2017 Saboteur ‘Best Spoken Word Artist’ award and has toured his verse across USA, Canada, India, New Zealand, Australia and Europe. His other awards include winning New York’s Nuyorican Poetry Cafe Slam, UK Superheroes of Slam and, as of 2017, seven Arts Council England Grants for the Arts awards. He is currently touring two shows, his adult verse ‘No Tigers’, and a family retelling of ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’, in collaboration with Big Imaginations, Action Transport Theatre and Arts Council England. Television Dominic has performed his poetry on BBC2 showcasing the best of 2017 Glastonbury Festival, BBC’s Greg and Celia’s Festivals Highlights (highlights of 2014’s Edinburgh Fringe), Channel 4’s My Daughter The Teenage Nudist and Channel 4 News. In his children’s poet ‘Dommy B’ persona, he has performed on BBC’s Rhyme Rocket. Theatre For family audiences, Dominic has nationally toured his self penned solo shows Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh. Dinosaurs. (2016 and 2017), The Dragon Who Hates Poetry (2013, 2015 and 2017, funded by Big Imaginations and Grants for the Arts) Spark, The Goblin Wizard (2014, 2017, funded by Hamilton Project) and When Trolls Try To Eat Your Goldfish (2014 and 2015, funded by Action Transport...

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