April Fools. It’s the silliest day of the year! Why not kick back for a night on Zoom this April, and join Alex, Lyndsay and the regulars at A Lovely Word for some poetry and fun.
The event is free and held online 1 April, 8pm. This evening will be broadcast over Zoom and Facebook live (Zoom link available the day before the performance, on the 31st March). Facebook will be here.
The evening will start with a 20 minute headline slot, then headliner Q&A, then open mic poets. If you want to sign up for the open mic, a four minute slot via Zoom:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org before the 30th March midday, with your name and email. You will receive a confirmation the evening before the Open Mic.
They would love to hear jokey fun poems this month in line with it being April Fools!
Headline poet: Miss Yankey
British/Ghanaian Writer and Spoken Word artist Miss Yankey has captivated audiences from London to Paris, to New York, and as far as Melbourne.
Her energy is unmistakable, every word she spills is carefully crafted, performed with passion, and loaded with authenticity.
As a part of the international collective ‘FLO Poets’ Miss Yankey is mentored by x7 times Grammy award nominated Natalie ‘The Floacist’ Stewart, and hosts at two of London’s most popular Spoken Word shows, The Chocolate Poetry Club and Mind Over Matter.