Pop-up poet in residence

Poetry workshop

Pop-up poet in residence

Francesca Beard

Friday 20 September, 12:30pm – 3pm

Write a slam poem, participate in a five minute creative writing workshop, collaborate in a spoken word conga, take part in an improvised story-telling mash-up or request your own personalised poem about the exhibition from spoken word artist Francesca Beard, who will be on hand as a pop-up Poet-in-Residence.

Francesca Beard [www.francescabeard.com] performs poetry and runs workshops nationally and all over the world with the British Council. She’s been called ‘spine-tingling’ (Independent) and ‘The Queen of British performance poetry’. (London Metro) She is currently working on Storyverse, an interactive story-telling platform, with B3 Media, supported by Arts Council England.


Photo: Amit Lennon