Outspoken is back 7th June for another evening of spoken word! We’ve got another stellar line-up featuring:
LULU STELLA SHONGEDZA — Lulu is a Zimbabwean poet and videographer from Manchester and is part of a writing collective called young identity, she is the creative director of YouTube channel ConsciousCorner, where she promotes local art in its many forms.
HANNAH DAVIES — Hannah is a spoken word poet, theatre-maker and single mum. She is an Associate Artist at Say Owt the York Slam and is the winner of the Great Northern Slam, Bristol Poetry Festival Slam, Axis Slam 2016. She was a finalist in BBC Edfringe Slam 2017, is the Word War Four 2017 Champion, and was a semi-finalist in the Hammer & Tongue Nation...al Slam 2018.
TIM ELLIS — Tim lives in Harrogate where he organises the town's monthly poetry open mic 'Poems, Prose & Pints', writes, performs and publishes poetry, gets cross about the state of the world, tries to do something about it and funds it all by running a small gardening business. He's won various slams and prizes, and has published five collections of poetry including his most recent 'Speak The Unspeakable: cool words for a warming world' — on the theme of climate change. Tim also appeared briefly on TV several years ago, belting out a poem on Britain's Got Talent.
HANNAH STONE — Hannah reads at poetry events throughout the UK and has two poetry collections published — 'Lodestone' and 'Missing Miles'. She convenes the popular Leeds Lieder posts and composers forum and co-edits the poetry zine Algebra of Owls.
🎤 As usual we have several open mic spots still available — if you’re interested book your slot with Steve on the night. 🎤