Queer & Still Here
Join Spork! for another helping of Queer & Still Here! A big dollop of spoken-word celebrating LGBTQIA+ voices
Wed 24 March (8PM)
Tickets: £5 (plus a £0.50 booking fee)
Featuring the 3-time world slam champion Buddy Wakefield, plus feature sets from Reece Lyons,
Chris White & Nyanda Foday. Hosted by the fabulous Rhys Slade-Jones (aka Bopa Rhys)
BUDDY WAKEFIELD is our headline act, joining us from across the big wobbly pond!! Buddy is founder of awfulgoodwriters.com, a three-time world slam champion, the first author released by Write Bloody Publishing & the most toured performance poet in history!! (though he'd give it all up to be a housewife)
REECE LYONS is a transgender actress, writer and poet based in London. She's a Roundhouse resident artist where her work has previously gone viral and has been watched by over 4 million people online. Select credits include Overflow (Bush Theatre), HANNA (Amazon Prime) & Life & Rhymes (Sky Arts)
CHRIS WHITE is a poet & submerging artist based in Devon, & the founder of Spork! He's a multiple slam winner and in his silly, surreal way often talks about queerness & class.
RHYS SLADE-JONES (aka BOPA RHYS) is our hostess with the most ass. An awarding winning artist, drag queen, theatre-maker & all-round Welsh National Treasure
NYANDA FODAY is a Selfish Poet. She writes poetry about the conversations trapped in her head, exploring what identity means when you seem to have one foot in all the boxes. A former Young Poet Laureate of Birmingham (2016-18) & final year biology student.
This event will take place via Zoom. Booking will close 1 hr before the event and the Zoom link will be sent out via the email address you booked with.
Brought to you by Spork! Poetry and made possible with the support of Arts Council England.