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29 Apr 2019, 11:00 - 3 Jun 2019, 13:00
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Share Stories, Share Food, Share Spaces

A storytelling and poetry collective open to all, Change the Word is taking place in Coventry in partnership with Coventry City of Culture this spring.

GET INVOLVED IN COVENTRY

Join us, discover, write and meet friendly new faces. With inspirational writing and performance workshops, sharing food, performances in Refugee Week in June and a publication, we want to see the city through fresh eyes and tell its stories in a way they’ve never been told before.

Through Change the Word, we hope people from across the local community will come together. The programme encourages participation from refugees and migrants, as well as being open to people from other backgrounds. Speakers of all languages welcome, conversational English required.

Free workshops take place every Monday from 11am – 1pm on the following dates:

Monday 18th March to Monday 15th April
Monday 29th April to Monday 3rd June

At Shop Front Theatre, 38A City Arcade, Coventry CV1 3HW

Support with childcare and travel costs available.

Contact emily@goodchance.org.uk or 07752 051290 to sign up.

WHAT IS CHANGE THE WORD?

Change the Word is a writing and performance collective open to all with an interest in storytelling.

Members of the collective – refugees, migrants and people from the local area – will come together to share food, share ideas and share stories. Guided by inspirational writers, they’ll take part in workshops and visits to cultural events, libraries and community centres. Each Change the Word will culminate in a performance – anywhere from a tucked-away bookshop, a public square or someone’s sitting room – and the publication of an anthology.

Through Change the Word, we want to change the world.

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Arabian Bites, 1a Lamb St, Coventry (CV1 4AE)
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