Events - Festival 2020

Poetry Café: Birdspeed

Sunday 8 March, 13:00 - 13:50
Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Studio Theatre
or call the Byre Theatre Box Office on 01334 475000

Lunch and verses with the reigning UK and BBC slam champion

Poetry meets song meets dance meets storytelling in this stunning performance. Birdspeed, a British-born Barbadian-raised poet, is an international slam champion, with her accolades including the National UK Slam and the BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam. Also the current Manhattan Arts Festival Laureate, she has headlined across New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Los Angeles. Known for her ability to weave together different cultures as well as poetry and movement, this is a lunchtime performance that will leave you breathless.

Sponsored by Stuart’s Bakers & Butchers

Poetry Café lunches include meat and macaroni pies (on a first come, first choice basis), with a beer/lager or a soft drink. Please let us know in advance of any relevant dietary requirements, quoting your ticket number, and we'll do our best to offer you a suitable alternative.

Participants: Birdspeed
Birdspeed: Naomi Woodis


Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Studio Theatre

Location: At the top of Abbey Street off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close, off South Street.

Includes: Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, Café Bar &...