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Join the Migrants Rights Network for a night of spoken word and comedy to mark the International Migrants Day at the Star by Hackney Downs hosted by Hammer and Tongue National Slam Champion Adam Kammerling featuring Chill Pill Collective's Simon Mole and the winner of the New Generation slam Indigo Williams plus special guests.
Your night will be filled with a mix of powerful and funny spoken entertainment on the subject of, well you've guessed it, immigration and everything that goes with what.
Come down to the Star by Hackney Downs to celebrate International Migrants Day and help us raise funds for the Hackney Migrant Centre. (VENUE IS SMALL & TICKETS ARE LIMITED, SO MAKE SURE TO GRAB ONE NOW!)
Adam performs his own brand of eclectic and delicious poetry across the UK and overseas incorporating elements of rap, theatre and comedy. Adam is the Brighton Hammer and Tongue Slam Champion 2010, the Hackney Slam Champion 2011 and the Hammer and Tongue National Slam Champion 2012. He has performed at Glastonbury, Latitude, Big Chill and numerous other festivals.
Indigo has performed across the UK and Europe. She is the winner of the 2012 New Generation slam. She has performed at TEDxBrixton, the Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC radio 4, Bespoken Word and Glastonbury. She is also the co-founder of a women's lifestyle blog ISHAPEBEAUTY.
Simon Mole is an emcee, spoken word artist and theatre maker. He built his skills at the open-mics and battles of the Brighton hip hop scene and has put out two well received mini-albums. Simon has also been writing and devising theatre-based art, challenging the boundaries between hip hop, theatre and spoken word.
Prince Abdi is a stand up comedian hailing from Somalia. He lives in Brixton and is a firm favourite on both the London and the UK-wide club circuits. He was nominated for best newcomer by the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards and came 3rd in the Revels Chortle Comedy Awards. An instant crowd pleaser with a charismatic style, Prince is now a highly sought-after act and compère. He won Your Comedy Star in 2007 at the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He made his stand up television début on Paramount's hit show 'The World Stands Up'.
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Migrants Rights Network
Migrants' Rights Network (MRN) is working for a rights-based approach to migration, with migrants as full partners in developing the policies and procedures which affect life in the UK.