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Saturday 7th December

The YES Shop

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3 weeks ago

Empoword
Join us this Thursday for our fourth workshop in The Places Poetry Lives! We are lucky to have the insanely talented lisa luxx leading the session looking at poetry as a practical tool of resistance - how do we make poetry part of our social fabric, and how do we protest within the poem itself.lisa luxx is an poet, activist and writer of British and Syrian heritage. Her poems are published in The Telegraph, The London Magazine and by publishers including Hatchette and Saqi Books. Her work is broadcast on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4 and TEDx.Sign up for free here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-places-poetry-lives-a-six-week-course-tickets-372011054077 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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WE ARE ALMOST AT THE HALF WAY POINT! Join us this coming Thursday for our third workshop in The Places Poetry Lives! Book your free place and explore different influences that allow the union between Poetry and Music, as we look at rhythm , poetry, musicality and rap with Usaama! Usaama is a poet and MC based in London. In 2013, he released the Hand in Hand EP, his self-produced album combining Rap music and Spoken Word poetry. Later that year, Usaama won the ‘Britain’s got Bars’ rap battle tournament at French Montana’s show at the O2. He went on to become the Hammer and Tongue National Slam Champion in 2018.BOOK YOUR FREE SPACE HERE www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-places-poetry-lives-a-six-week-course-tickets-372011044047 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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Join us this Thursday for our second workshop in The Places Poetry Lives! We are lucky to have the incredible @thekokobrown leading the session looking at how poetry and theatre entwine.Koko Brown is a Black-mixed, Queer, Disabled Artist & Producer. She takes pride in her roots, being ‘the other' and blends theatre, spoken word and music throughout her work. She aims to make all her work #AccessibleAsStandard.Sign up for free here: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-places-poetry-lives-a-six-week-course-tickets-372011034017 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Empoword
WE ARE BACK! TOMORROW (2 July), join us IN PERSON at the YES shop in the Queensmere. Join us after for our regular Empoword. Whether you are a veteran or its your first time, join us and share your work! For more info, check out the link in the bio.#poetrycommunity #slough #sloughpoets #sloughpoetry #spokenword #spokenwordcommunity #writingcommunity #freeevent #freeworkshop #poems #openmic #berkshire #berkshirecreatives #creativewriting #spokenwordpoetry #micropoetry #fyp #photooftheday ... See MoreSee Less
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Just had the most amazing session with @lisaluxx_ and Desree with @empowordslough...felt like it was at least three days worth of discussion packed into a tiny but glorious moment 💙

So proud to see @Dezziiee_ - Poet in Residence at @glastonbury on @bbcglasto You can catch her on this link:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0018lqk (2hrs, 49mins) Seeing someone who means the world to us on that platform...

Next Saturday in the YES Shop, in the @queensmereo! 1pm writing workshop led by @Dezziiee_ - 3pm performances🎙️. Sign up for the workshop here: http://tinyurl.com/2nfhfdz4
To perform, simply turn up and let us know! Made possible with support from @ace_southeast

With special thanks to @ace_national, the incredible @hmsgordon and I will be delivering FREE writing workshops in July open to everyone. Sign up here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10hD1S7EsJpvoBm1OxDaVPbgdsYVGPBEkPqsJn2d0rHw/edit?usp=drivesdk

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