Windrush Poetry Workshop with Simone Yasmin

Saturday 7th October

Talented activist poet, Simone Yasmin will guide you through writing your own Windrush poetry on at 3pm on Sat 7th Oct 2023.


Join us for an incredible afternoon of poetic exploration at our Windrush Poetry Workshop with Simone Yasmin. Get ready to dive into the rich tapestry of Windrush culture and heritage through the power of words.

Date: Saturday 7th October 2023

Time: 3:00 pm – 3.50pm

Location: Kala Sangam, 1 Forster Court, Bradford, BD1 4TY

Immerse yourself in a welcoming and vibrant environment, where you will have the opportunity to connect with fellow poetry enthusiasts and be inspired by the incredible talent of Simone Yasmin.

Simone Yasmin is a renowned writer and spoken word artist, whose work raises awareness of injustice and marginalised voices. In this workshop, she will lead you through the process of creating your own pieces, based on David Lammy’s Windrush Poetry “We’re here because you were there ” as well as other more provocative pieces.

Whether you’re a seasoned poet or just starting your poetic journey, this workshop is open to all levels of experience.

This workshop is not to be missed.

HMT Empire Windrush was a ship that brought many people to the UK from the Caribbean between 1948 and 1971. Passengers became known as the Windrush generation. In 2023 we are celebrating 75 years if Windrush.

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BRAVE (Black Roots and Voices Expressed) Festival is presented by Swirl Education and funded by The Leap.

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