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Poetry Night with Steve Urwin and Jenni Pascoe

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Consett Park Bowling Club

Blackhill

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Join Steve and Jenni for an on-the-edge-of-your-seat night of poetry.

Jenni Pascoe is a multi-slam winning North East poet with a penchant for all things purple. As founder of nationally acclaimed spoken word night ‘JibbaJabba’, she has curated and hosted regular events throughout the region and beyond, and is artistic director for spoken word for the PBH Free Fringe in Edinburgh.
Past performances include the Big Chill Festival, Northern Stage, Newcastle Pride, BBC Slam, Lindisfarne Festival and many appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as headlining various local events, University of London, and Jawdance. She also runs workshops in writing and performance for schools, youth groups, and anyone else who is interested. Jenni loves to write playful poetry covering eclectic topics from Wile Coyote to disenfranchised moths.

STEVE URWIN was born in 1970 in Consett, County Durham, UK. Diarist, editor, publisher, poet, his work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and has been broadcast on radio. His debut full-length poetry collection "Tightrope Walker" was published by Redbeck Press in 2001. Steve’s other publications include three books – ‘Hypomaniac’, ‘Shades of Grey’, ‘Laughter to Split Glass’ – from Red Squirrel Press; and a chapbook – ‘Dark Matter 5’ (with Catherine Ayres) - from Black Light Engine Room Press. A popular performer on the North East live circuit, Steve is a multiple poetry slam champion - including Newcastle Bare Knuckle Slam 2008, Middlesbrough Intro Festival Spoken Word Slam 2011 and South Shields THE WORD Pro Demo Slam 2017. Steve works as a creative writing facilitator and runs Talking Pen, organising the monthly Poetry Jam event at Waddington Street Centre in Durham City and publishing limited edition monographs and pamphlets.

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