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HOLLIE MCNISH The Crescent 20th June 2019 £12 advance from the venue, Earworm Records or clicking here £16 on the door 7.30pm With Benjamin Zephaniah stating ‘I can’t take my ears off her’, Kate Tempest describing her poetry as ‘welcoming, galvanising and beautiful’ and fans ranging from Emma Watson, Robin Ince, Pink and Tim Minchen, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed. She is an Arts Foundation Fellow in Spoken Word, has garnered over ten million YouTube views for her online poetry performances and was the first poet to record at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios. Plus special supports from York’s loveable local scene.
SAY OWT END-OF-SEASON SHOWCASE 30th July 2019 9-10pm The Arts Barge, Skeldergate Bridge, York, YO1 9WJ Free, pay-what-you-decide Say Owt is York's loveable and raucous poetry organisation, hosting some of the noisiest spoken word events in the UK. For this end-of-season showcase, we’ve brought back the previous three Slam Champions, Prerana Kumar, Susuie McComb and Dami Okhiria. These engaging and exciting performers won Say Owt Slams #20-22 with their highly-charged, lyrical and spell-binding verse. Now is their chance to perform intimate and powerful poetry sets outside the slam format. Plus 2018’s co-Champions of Champions, Lily Luty & Kit Rayne will be returning for special sets.