The 8th Black And Asian Writers Conference: Lemn Sissay

Saturday 8 October 7:00pm

SPOKEN WORD
Lemn Sissay MBE is the author of several books of poetry alongside articles, records, public art and plays. His Landmark Poems are installed throughout Manchester and London, in venues such as The Royal Festival Hall and The Olympic Park.

The current Chancellor of The University of Manchester, and a long-time friend of Contact, we are proud to welcome him back to close The 8th Black and Asian Writers Conference, as part of this year’s Manchester Literature Festival.

CURTAIN-RAISER
A series of short monologues around the themes of family and adoption will open the show, before Lemn Sissay’s performance.

POST-SHOW OPEN MIC
Join us at the after-party for music and an open mic stage. Presented by Cultureword and Black Gold Arts Festival.

lemnsissay.com
cultureword.org.uk/BAWC16
manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk

NOTES

Suitable for over 15s.
Presented by Contact and Cultureword.
Part of Manchester Literature Festival 2016.

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