Anti-Hate Festival

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Summary

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Spoken Word London - Anti-Hate Festival

Over two days poets from across London will unite to share their powerful stories at the Bunker Theatre on the 10-11th of February! There will be an interactive photography exhibition and a program of workshops and live performances.

Date

Starts: Monday 16:00
Ends: Monday 22:30

Event Details

Address:Bunker Theatre
53a Southwark Street
London
London

Post code:SE1 1RU

Tickets:The Anti-Hate Anthology Book Launch:
A book launch for our Anti-Hate Anthology from 7.30 pm on the 10th, with featured readings and an opportunity to buy the book.
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spoken-word-london-anti-hate-anthology-book-launch-tickets-55532378840
Pre-booking is recommended - limited tickets available on the door.

Spoken Word London 5th Anniversary: Anti-Hate:
A special anniversary event from 7.30 pm on the 11th,
with featured readings alongside open mic.
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spoken-word-london-5th-anniversary-anti-hate-special-tickets-55540387795
Pre-booking is recommended - limited tickets available on the door.

Description

On Sunday 10 February, they will launch their Anti-Hate Anthology, a collation of poetry speaking out against all forms of societal discrimination. Edited by Amy Acre, Tim Wells and Dean Atta, the anthology tackles subjects from queer to race to class. At the launch event, witness some spectacularly powerful Spoken Word London poets read from their published work, as well as open mic slots. The Anthology will also be available for purchase online after the launch. The following day (Monday 11 February) join a celebration of words, rhythms and visions, as Spoken Word London favourites like Bethany Rose (Nationwide, BBC3), Jacob V Joyce, and Caroline Teague light up The Bunker theatre with the electricity and vitality of their anti-hate verse. Be part of a night that celebrates the capital’s brilliance. On both days you can visit an interactive photography exhibition showcasing five years of Spoken Word London, by the likes of Marie De Lutz (Spoken Word Paris),George Sydney Selwyn-Brace and Anthony Adams. Alongside, audio and video installations spanning the five year history. Plus there will be impromptu performances from those featured in the photographs throughout the day - literally bringing the images to life From midday, on 10th and 4pm 11th February.

Transport

By Bus:Bus Routes RV1 and 344 stop and depart directly outside the entrance to The Bunker.

By Tube:The Bunker is in close proximity to London Bridge Station (Northern Line, Jubilee Line and National Rail Service) and Borough (Northern Line)

From London Bridge, take the exit for Borough High Street. Walk along Borough High Street towards Southwark Street, and The Bunker entrance will be on your left.

From Borough, turn left onto Marshalsea Road, and then take a right onto Ayres Street, which turns into O’Meara Street at the junction with Union Street. Walk onto O’Meara Street and turn left onto Southwark Street. The Bunker entrance is on your left a short walk down the road.

By Train:From London Bridge, take the exit for Borough High Street. Walk along Borough High Street towards Southwark Street, and The Bunker entrance will be on your left.

Accessibility

Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

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Assistance dogAssistance dogs welcome

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Level access toiletLevel access toilet

Positive about disabledPositive about disabled people

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