Wakefield Lit Fest 

Poetry for the People Big Night Out ft Linton Kwesi Johnson

Saturday, 23 September, 2017
St Austin's Church, Wakefield
Poetry for the People Big Night Out ft Linton Kwesi Johnson

Join The Firm of Poets for a glittering night of arguably the finest spoken word artists in the country – featuring national treasure and creator of 'dub poetry', Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jamaican poet, journalist and author and widely considered to be the father of reggae dub poetry, a blend of reggae music and spoken verse.

Special guests include John Hegley, Kate Fox, Becky Cherriman, Zodwa Nyoni, Laura Potts and more - plus a DJ set. This is a real celebration of words that may change how you feel about poetry, forever!

Please note: This event takes place at St Austin's Church, Wakefield.

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Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.