If you’re a young budding poet or writer then you’ll want to check out the brand-new Future Poets Festival. From Installation Poetry, Digital Poetry, Poetweets, Film-Poetry, Slam Poetry, Spoken Word to Written and Performance Poetry you’ll get to hear from industry experts and professional poets including: Polar Bear, John Berkavitch, Jodi Ann Bickley, Al Hutchins, Musa Okwonga, Bohdan Piasecki, Kim Trusty plus many more…
The Festival offers a programme of workshops (for ages 11 or 14 +), exhibitions, installations, screenings, games, an open mic and performances from some of the best performance poets in the UK and it’s all FREE!
Developed by Writing West Midlands the festival has been created by a group of 16-19 year olds in association with mac and Ideas Tap.
You can register your interest or turn up on the day. For more information: www.futurepoetsfestival.com
Saturday 4th August / 12noon – 6pm
mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH