WOLVERHAMPTON LITERATURE FESTIVAL
FRIDAY 26TH - SUNDAY 28TH JANUARY 2018
POETS AGAINST RACISM
Sunday 28th January - 12pm (WORKSHOP 120mins)
Sunday 28th January 2pm (PERFORMANCES+OPEN MIC 90mins)
VOLUNTARY DONATION (TO CARE 4 CALAIS)
With Ian Henery, Manjit Sahota, Maurice Malcolm and Kurly McGeachie.
Including members of Walsall Poetry Society and Southcart Books Read Poets Society
Poets against Racism are a collective of performing poets from diverse backgrounds and community, who highlight the concern about the rise in racism and the increase in hate crime.
PAR welcome poets, spoken word and rappers to perform under one banner to show the range of ages and styles of poetry and to bring poetry to a wider audience.
Poets against Racism have developed workshops for young people and children to help explore poetry writing, performing.
PAR support a number of national campaigns involved in helping refugees, migrants and victims of racism and Islamophobic violence.
The event will comprise of a poetry workshop preceeding a live event which will allow students (and non-students) the chance to perform alongside established poets