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A Lovely Word with Amina Atiq

A Lovely Word with Amina Atiq

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Lacey Street

Widnes

WA8 7SQ

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A Lovely Word with Amina Atiq plus spoken word open mic!

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A Lovely Word is the Liverpool City Regions most eclectic poetry night, featuring two halves of open mic poets, and a headliner beginning the first half. Hosted by Alex Ferguson, this free event is a fun, relaxed and friendly evening of performance poetry.

Headliner: Amina Atiq

Amina Atiq is a Yemeni- Scouse poet, performance artist, creative practitioner & award-winning community activist. BBC Words First Finalist 2019 & Young Associate & Anti-racism group member for Curious Minds. Artist fellow of DadaFest & Weston Jerwood Creative programme.

Currently working in-collaboration with 20 Stories High, a new public arts project coming to Liverpool 8 working closley with Muslim Young people, titled Poets' Gift. New work can be seen at the Imperial War Museum One Story, Many Voices installation, also a selection of poems at the Sutton Manor: Just Beyond Reach. Broken Biscuits & Collection of Works coming to Dada International Festival 2022. Broken Biscuits explores her gran-mothers 1970s Yemeni- British household.

In 2020, she produced a short documentary, Unheard Voices, commissioned by DadaFest capturing the stories of Yemeni shopkeepers in Liverpool. She is working on a new online and print project, Scouse Pilgrimage commissioned by Unity Theatre. Upcoming publications found at Speaking Volumes and Cordite Poetry Review.

Open Mic: TAKE PART

Whether you are a new poet performing for the first time or a seasoned poet who wants to try out some new stuff - sign up to perform by EITHER;

I) turning up at 7.30 at The Studio

II) emailing alovelywordpodcast@gmail.com with a confirmation of your full name, mobile number

When signing up to perform, you are signing up to these principles of the open mic.

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