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NewVIc Poetry Night with Penny Pepper and guests

As part of the Newham Word Festival, NewVIc opens its doors to the community in a night that celebrates words: spoken, imagined, manipulated, devised and written!

Come along to enjoy a free event where you can enjoy thought-provoking poetry and cypher from highly regarded poets and artists featuring special guests, Penny Pepper and Theresa Lola.

Penny is an acclaimed author, performer and activist. Her debut poetry collection Come Home Alive, was published by Burning Eye Books in September 2018.

This event will also feature a performance by Full Circle: Newham’s Community Opera. The performance has been developed by Newham Music through a series of spoken word narration workshops with Counterpoint Arts.

The programme is as follows:

5pm – Interactive presentations of word and music

5.30pm – Performance from Theresa Lola, local poets, NewVic staff and students

6pm – Full Circle: Newham’s Community Opera

6.30pm – Penny Pepper

How to Attend

To attend this event please book your place below.

Please arrive ten minutes before the event is due to start.