Apples and Snakes
In Their Shoes
with Patience Agbabi, Dizraeli, Tommy Sissons and more
Open your ears and hearts to the power of words with artists from England’s leading promoter of performance poetry and spoken word.
Patience Agbabi is a renowned poet on the international literary circuit. Author of four books and former Poet Laureate of Canterbury, she has recently taken part in Refugee Tales, a book that reflects on the dangerous journeys made by people fleeing war.
Dizraeli is a rapper, multi-instrumentalist and sometime singer. He has recently composed a soundtrack for E4, spent a week in the refugee camp at Calais and travelled to Senegal to study West African music. His latest ep, Eat My Camera, addresses migration, injustice, consumer London and Palestine.
Brighton-born Tommy Sissons is a national poetry slam champion whose work deals with topics such as the impact of politics on youth culture and working class values. He’s worked with the BBC and is a regular feature poet on Channel 4's 'Four to the Floor'.
There will also be readings of the five specially commissioned In Their Shoes poems written by selected poets and performed live for the first time.