17 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020

Young Activists

Poetry of Protest

Poetry Reading & Discussion

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Following an online masterclass with Poet Selina Nwulu, our group of young activists reveal their artistic responses to the climate crisis.

Poetry of Protest is part of the Shifting Tides festival.

Dates & Tickets

Friday 17 July, 4pm

This event is free to attend but registration beforehand is needed. Register for this event here. This link will take you to a registration page on Zoom.

This event will last approximately one hour.

Read The Poems By The Young Activists

Selina Nwulu

Selina Nwulu is a writer and former Young Poet Laureate for London. She has written for outlets including for The Guardian, Red Pepper, Sable Litmag, The Arts Society Magazine and the New Humanist. Selina was previously co-editor for women’s news portal, Women’s Views on News. As a poet, her work has been featured in Vogue, Blavity, i-D and ES Magazine. She has toured with her poetry nationally and internationally, including at Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe and StAnza Poetry Festival, as well as in Northern India with the British Council. In 2019, she was shortlisted for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize and published in the critically acclaimed anthology, New Daughters of Africa.

Cast & Creatives

Masterclass Leader Selina Nwulu

Young Activist Poets
Oluwatayo Adewole
Naphysa Awuah
Claire Chelsea Bondzanga
Valia Katsi
Ruth Mestel
Liam O'Dell
Rebecca Wake
Rhiannon Willans

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