WORD! With Stephen James Smith

  • Venue Attenborough Arts Centre
  • Price £4.00 - £7.00
  • Event type Performance
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Join us as we present the acclaimed Stephen James Smith as part of his much anticipated UK tour. Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the Irish spoken word scene. His poetry videos have amassed over 4 million views online, including ‘My Ireland’, a poetry film commissioned by St. Patrick’s Festival. Author of, Fear Not (Arlen Press, 2018), Stephen has performed extensively, at venues and events including the National Concert Hall, Vicar Street (alongside Oscar winner Glen Hansard), London Palladium, the Oscar Wilde Awards (LA), Glastonbury and George Town Literary Festival (ML).

To perform as part of the open mic and/or workshop with Stephen, 4.30-6.30pm – email: hello@wordpoetry.co.uk. Please do also let us know of any access needs. For more information about the event, please see www.wordpoetry.co.uk

“Passionate, witty, just plain great; this man’s voice hops right off the page.” – Roddy Doyle

“In the midst of the toughness of his work, he also knows where to find the tender spot.” – Gerard Smyth.

Stephen James Smith ignores trends or fashions and writes his own poems about his world in his own original and inimitable way.” – Sarah Clancy

Age Guidance: 16+