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    Literary Event, Sun 21 Sep 2014

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    Wise Words Festival

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    Canterbury,
    CT1 2NS

    Events at this Venue

    date event
    Fri 12 - Sun 21 Sep Wise Words Festival
    Sun 21 Sep Kate Tempest
    Sun 21 Sep Mark Grist & Tom Worth
    Sun 12 Oct Kent Coast Bike Ride
    Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov Canterbury Festival
    Sat 18 - Sun 26 Oct Canterbury Society of Art - Autumn Exhibition

    Wise Words Festival

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    Original, electrifying and mesmerising, Kate Tempest is the UK's finest spoken word rapper. She was crafting rhymes at sixteen and performing spoken word at twenty-one; since then, her fresh and inventive poetry has graced stages both sides of the Atlantic, from Glastonbury to New Yorks Nu Yorican poetry slam. Kate recently won the prestigious Ted Hughes Award for her poem Brand New Ancients - the first recipient under 40 to hvae ever done so.

    Wise Words Festival are delighted to present this exceptional event showcasing work from her forthcoming collection, Hold Your Own. Continuing Kate's fascination with Greek mythology, it's an ambitious and multi-voiced collection that is inspired by the myth of Tiresias. Following her sell out tour of Brand New Ancients and a year off the poetry circuit, this is an early performance of Kate's new and much anticipated collection.

    'As Ms. Tempest's gorgeous streams of words flow out, they conjure a story so vivid it's as if you had a state-of-the-art Blu-ray player stuffed into your brain, projecting image after image that sears itself into your consciousness' New York Times.

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sun 21 Sep 2014 20:00 to 21:00
    Where: Greyfriars Franciscan Garden, Stour Street, Canterbury.

    Prices

    Tickets: £8

    To book tickets for this event, please visit the website.
    Alternatively you can book all your tickets on 0800 0337 564 (a £1 booking fee will apply).

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Canterbury on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TR 147577  Lat: 51.27832 Long: 1.07763

    Canterbury is in the South East of England right in the centre of Kent

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Canterbury West/East station

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