Rhyme and reason: reflections on climate change
Thursday, 6 March 2014 from 19:00 to 22:00 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
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Join award-winning writer and Cape Farewell Poet-in-Residence Sabrina Mahfouz and special guests for an evening of live literature, performance and debate, as she explores climate change in the UK through storytelling and poetry performances as part of the LSE's annual Literary Festival.
Special guests include performers and artists Deanna Rodger, Raymond Antrobus, Zia Ahmed and David Buckland, alongside climate change experts from the LSE, David Stainforth and Dimitri Zenghelis.
Budding performer? Take part in our live poetry slam on the night and perform your own poem and response on the theme of “climate reflections”, for a chance to win £50 of theatre vouchers. To take part or to find out more, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by the 28th February 2014.
Tickets for this event are free and offered on a first-come first-serve basis as spaces are limited. Tickets include a free drink on entry.
Sabrina Mahfouz is a poet, playwright, performer and writer. She has won a number of awards including the 2013 Sky Arts Futures Fund Award for her poetry work and is Associate Artist at the Bush Theatre and a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum. Sabrina is currently a poet in residence for Cape Farewell, an international not-for-profit, working internationally to bring together artists, scientists and communicators to stimulate the production of art founded in scientific research.
For a campus map, please see here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/mapsAndDirections/campusMap.pdf. Upon arrival on campus, please head to the NSC, marked purple on the map.
This event forms part of the annual LSE literary festival. More details of the festival can be found at: http://www.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/spaceForThought/LiteraryFestival2014/Home2014.aspx.
When & Where
Grantham Research Institute and Cape Farewell
Cape Farewell is an international not-for-profit, working internationally to bring together artists, scientists and communicators to stimulate the production of art founded in scientific research. http://www.capefarewell.com/
The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is a research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. It hosts a number of public events throughout the year. http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/Home.aspx