Sat 25th May at 11:00am
London Lit Festival 13: Spin
@ Royal Festival Hall, London
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London Lit Festival 13: Spin: Apples & Snakes, BREIS, John Hegley, Sally Pomme-Clayton
Join Apples & Snakes' word-wizards as they cook up wonderful ways to play with words. Top-class rappers, poets and storytellers BREIS, John Hegley and Sally Pomme Clayton send you spiralling into a poetry revolution!
Spin is an interactive performance aimed at ages 5+.
Held in the Clore Ballroom
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
A national performance poetry organisation which operates from Battersea Arts Centre. Now thirty, with a national staff of 14, Apples And Snakes continues to stretch the boundaries of poetry in education and performance, by inspiring participation and giving voice to a diverse range of spoken word artists.
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London born, Nigerian rap artist. Expect spiritual songs, infectious hooks, humour and inspiring lyrics from this Brother Reaching Each Inner Soul.
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Poet, comic, singer, songwriter and glasses-wearer. John Hegley captivates audiences with travel tales and amusing anecdotes, blurring the line between profound description and fine comedy. A consistent favourite at the Edinburgh Festival and with over half a dozen bestselling books under his belt, he is not to be missed.
'Awesomely mundane... Comedy's Poet Laureate' (The Independent)
'Scandalously talented' (Sunday Times)
'Bl**ding marvellous' (NME)
'Marvellous, joyful fun' (The Daily Telegraph)
'An incurable entertainer' (The Guardian).
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Venue: Royal Festival Hall
Enquiries: 0871 663 2500
Bookings: 020 7960 4200
Disabled Bookings: 020 7960 4200
→ Charing Cross 5 min walk
→ Waterloo 4 min walk