Wakefield Lit Fest 

Wakefield Rising: I Went to Africa and Woke Up in Wakefield

Sunday, 01 October, 2017
Cluntergate Centre, Horbury
Wakefield Rising: I Went to Africa and Woke Up in Wakefield

A musical finale with the Imba Basi Band led by local musician and writer Ali Bullivent, with music and songs inspired by stories from recent trips to Zambia and Zimbabwe, guest artists and musings on African animals residing in Yorkshire.

Hosted by Simon Widdop, Wakefield Rising is a day dedicated to the city’s creatives to showcase the work of local emerging writers and performers – part of Wakefield Lit Fest’s seed fund initiative that supports local talent. Wakefield Rising is a platform to share a wide range of work and includes site-specific theatre, performance, live music, workshops and spoken word.

Please note: This event takes place at Cluntergate Centre, Horbury.

Box Office: 01924 211 311

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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.