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Mon 24 April 2017, 19:00 – 22:00 BST
Spoken word night featuring Toonspeak's young writers and professional spoken word acts curated by Sonnet Youth's Cat Hepburn - Writer & Spoken Word Artist and Kevin P. Gilday - Writer & Spoken Word Artist
Who's on the line up this time?
Ellen has performed at various nights including Rally and Broad, Loud Poets, Sonnet Youth and Inky Fingers, and took part in the spoken word project Words First run by BBC1Xtra and the Roundhouse. She is the winner of The Time Is Now Prize 2015 and the Blind Poetics Slam 2016. With support from The Nurturing Talent Fund, in September 2016 she released ‘Beginnings’; a CD collection combining poetry and music. Her work has been featured by BBC Radio Scotland and Young Scot.
Over the past few years Josephine has toured throughout Scotland as well as playing in Europe and internationally, in addition to appearing at local festivals such as Belladrum and XpoNorth. After a busy summer of festivals in 2016, including a slot at Sandvikfest - an independent music and arts festival in Sweden - and a main stage slot at ButeFest, Sillars and her band released new song 'Problems With Power' on the 10th February 2017 through Traffic Cone Records. Her EP ‘Ripped From The Wire Spine’ is also a storytelling and music show, which has appeared across Scotland in a number of theatres.
[Biog updated soon]
This is a free event.
No alcohol permitted