£7 full / £4 concession
Penny Pepper (aka The Naked Punk) wows us in her thought provoking performance created especially for International Women’s Day.
is an acclaimed author, performer and activist. A versatile, witty and candid writer she performs across the UK and overseas. Penny’s debut poetry collection Come Home Alive, was published by Burning Eye Books, September 2018. Its racy cover was immediately banned on Facebook! The collection is available in all bookshops. Penny’s recent memoir, First in the World Somewhere charts her punky coming of age and creative journey in the Thatcher years and beyond. First in the World Somewhere is published in hardback by Unbound and launched at The Royal Festival Hall. The actor/activist Liz Carr praised its wit and candour when she chose it as her personal pick on Radio 4’s ‘A Good Read’ in October 2018. Penny also guests regularly as a columnist for The Guardian, The Huffington Post and other titles and appears on TV & Radio.
WORD! is a registered voluntary organisation, operating the longest running poetry and spoken word night in the Midlands, nominated as one of the top five spoken word nights in the UK, in 2017. As of May 31st 2018 our main WORD! event will take place at Attenborough Arts Centre on the last Thursday of each month.