STARLit SLAMbassador gig

STARLit Poetry : Shining Bright

October 5th 2009

7-9pm @ Bridge Academy, Laburnum Street, London E2 8BA

The incredibly inventive admins at the Shoreditch Trust have conspired to create what is arguably the most exciting and innovative literature festival for children that the capital has yet seen. Kicking off in National Poetry Week (October 5th to October 9th), STARLit  is working in Shoreditch placing hundreds of authors in schools to read and workshop with children across the primary and secondary sector. And to launch what will be a breath taking week, STARLit has collaborated with the Poetry Society to create an impressive launch event, featuring:

  • Michael Rosen – performing and hosting
  • Joelle Taylor
  • The SLAMbassadors – including Oshauna Overton, Halo and Satta Briama
  • Nii Parkes
  • Lemn Sissay

Tickets are only £3 which shows they put their pockets where their poetry is – and will be an unmissable opportunity to catch both the former Childrens Laureate, Michael Rosen and International spoken word star Lemn Sissay on the same bill.

And that’s not all: I suggest you google STARLit every day to be the first to get the inside on a truly remarkable performance scheduled for the closing night on the 9th. You read it here first…