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Event: Town Hall Talk - Poetry: Battersea Beats

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Title Town Hall Talk - Poetry: Battersea Beats
Type of event Other
Dates 27 July 2016
Time 18:00
Description Join us for a free talk inspired by the incredible history of our building and local area.

This talk will explore Battersea Arts Centre’s role as a hub for experimental poetry and spoken word for over 30 years.

Dr. Stephen Willey (Lecturer in Creative and Critical Writing at Birkbeck) will bring to life some significant performances which have taken place in our old Town Hall building over the years, including a night of beat poetry with Allen Ginsberg in 1979. Talia Randall, a multi-discipline performance artist with roots in spoken word, will then go on to discuss her work and practice.

At the end of the talk there will be a short performance by Battersea Arts Centre upcoming spoken word artist Kyronne.

There will be free drinks provided but places are limited.
Please book on Battersea Arts Centre’s website or call box office on 020 7223 2223.

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Name Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Address Lavender Hill
SW11 5TN
Telephone 020 7223 2223
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