Responding to the eclectic and multi-faceted talent of writer in residence John Hegley, and his residency theme, renaissance one presents
EXTREME HAPPY FAIR: a ‘spoken word fair' of speech juggling, poetry, live art, lucky dips, philosophy, and jam. Featuring Poet In Residence John Hegley, poet Jasmine Cooray, Comedian Prince Abdi, THE EXTREME HAPPINESS EXPERIMENT by Mesmer, Mystic, Philosopher and Magician Jonny Blamey, poet Philip Wells and other assorted guests.
Admission free by booking at renaissance one, limited seats so early booking recommended. More information via www.renaissanceone.co.uk
'culture-wise, history-wise, world-wise,word-wise, word-dancing, word-romancing writers and performers working in Britain and the world today.’
When & Where
Passionate about literature and words wherever we find them, renaissance one are producers and advocates who work across literature artforms - from fiction to poetry and talks - from book launches and lectures to tours.
Writers and artists we have worked and collaborated with include Ali Smith, Amiri Baraka, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Gary Younge, Caroline Bird, Soweto Kinch, Caryl Phillips, Jean 'Binta' Breeze, Michael Horovitz, Jackie Kay, Panya Banjoko, Deborah Stevenson, Andrew 'Mulletproof' Graves, Carol Leeming, Joe Coghlan, Bobba Cass and Dan Rhodes. Our forté is to channel our curiosity, imagination and our wide-ranging understanding of literature into any given project to bring unique results.