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Jean 'Binta' Breeze: Leicester WORD!

  • The Y Theatre 7 East Street Leicester, LE1 6EY (map)

WORD! is the longest running poetry and spoken word night in the Midlands, comprised of an open mic followed by a booked act. Jean 'Binta' Breeze will be performing from her new collection of poetry, The Verandah Poems.

‘The third world girl, at home for a while, sets these attractivepoems in rural Jamaica. Her verandah looks out on the sea, and she goes for a swim most mornings. The collection takes us well beyond the village, the bar across the road, and the men who proposition her. The easy-going voice talks of personal development, celebrates friends and family, comments on mortality, freedom, gender and class. The poet is examining, subtly, a more or less contented return to where her life began.’ – Mervyn Morris

Tickets on the door/Cost: £5.00 (£3.00 concessions)

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