Shake The Dust

Regional Final

Saturday 9 June

Auditorium - Workshops Free, Performance £5

Details

Nottingham Playhouse, Writing East Midlands and Mouthy Poets in association with Apples and Snakes present Shake the Dust: Regional Final.

Young poets across the East Midlands have the chance to show off their ‘slamming skills’ in the regional final of Shake the Dust, a national celebration of the power of spoken word.

Shake the Dust is part of the London 2012 Festival, a spectacular 12-week nationwide celebration running from 21 June until 9 September 2012 bringing together leading artists from across the world with the very best from the UK.

Young people from across the East Midlands have worked with leading performance poets to help them write, craft and devise performance poems which will be showcased as part of tonight’s regional final.

The highest scoring team from this event will go on to represent the East Midlands at the National Shake the Dust Weekend.

Workshops, 4pm – 6pm

Twilight, writing and performance workshops including an open-mic, will be led by the Mouthy Poets with special guest writers and artists and are open to anyone with an interest in the spoken word.

Dates & Times

Shake The Dust - Sat 9 Jun 6:30pm Sat 9 Jun Auditorium 6:30pm £5.00
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