Spork! Featuring Matt Harvey & Muneera Pilgrim
Thu 01 Jan 1970
Auditorium Event (Cabaret Seating)
7pm - 8.30pm
Exeter Phoenix is opening its doors again and Spork! is turning 2, so come and celebrate with an evening of spectacular spoken-word. With special guests Matt Harvey and Muneera Pilgrim plus our 4 emerging Spork Up! poets.
Poet, humourist and enemy of all thats difficult and upsetting, Matt is an accomplished Devon-based writer, the host of Radio 4s Wondermentalist Cabaret and creator of Empath Man. Hes authored several collections including The Hole in the Sum of my Parts and was the first official Poet in Residence for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships
‘Not only funny, but tender and true’
Muneera Pilgrim is an international poet, cultural producer, writer, broadcaster and co-founder of the Muslim female Spoken Word and Hip-Hop duo Poetic Pilgrimage.
She regularly contributes to Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2, has worked as an Associate Artist with The English Touring Theatre and has written for The Guardian, Amaliah, Huffington Post, The Independent, Al Jazeera, Black Ballard and various other digital and print platforms.
This Autumn! Spork are working with 4 incredible emerging artists from across the South West to hone their skills and develop their talent. Saili Katebe, Roisins Brother, Megan Baxter and Harula Ladd will all be delivering feature slots