04 Apr 2018 - 04 Apr 2018

Almeida For Free

Inua Ellams: Writing Workshop


production information

The poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams (The Barber Shop Chronicles) will lead this writing workshop exploring his own work and writing process. 

Dates & Tickets

Wed 4 Apr
3pm - 5pm

Tickets available for those aged 25 and under as part of the Almeida For Free Festival. 


Inua Ellams

Born in Nigeria, Inua Ellams is a cross art form practitioner, a poet, playwright & performer, graphic artist & designer and founder of the Midnight Run — an international, arts-filled, night-time, playful, urban, walking experience. He is a Complete Works poet alumni and a designer at White Space Creative Agency. Across his work, Identity, Displacement & Destiny are reoccurring themes in which he also tries to mix the old with the new: traditional african storytelling with contemporary poetry, pencil with pixel, texture with vector images. His poetry is published by Flipped Eye, Akashic, Nine Arches & several plays by Oberon.

Additional information

Tickets limited to 1 per person.

This workshop takes place at New Unity, Upper Street, London N1 2TZ.

We are operating a waiting list for any sold out workshops, please get in touch via forfree@almeida.co.uk if you would like to be added.