Tickets: FREE (DROP IN)
Hawkesbury Junction & The Greyhound Inn Sutton Stop, Longford, Coventry, CV6 6DF
Sat 30 Apr 2022 @ 12.00

Presence Poetry Festival

Sat 30 Apr 2022 @ 12.00
Hawkesbury Junction & The Greyhound Inn
Sutton Stop, Longford, Coventry, CV6 6DF
Duration: 12pm - 8pm
FREE (DROP IN)
 

Age guidance: 18+

Listen, rest, and enjoy the vibes.

Presence is gathering at Hawkesbury Junction for a one-day poetry festival hosted by a cohort of local artists.

These local poets, called Presence Poets, are inviting you to step into spring by connecting with storytellers within the community as well as renowned writers and performers. Scroll down for the confirmed line-up.

Highlights of the day also include the world’s first mobile poetry emporium, the Poetry Takeaway, serving up quality, personalised poetry to you.

At 6pm, one of the UK's leading spoken word and music shows Tongue Fu will perform in the garden of the Greyhound Inn.

Food and drink will be available to purchase from the Greyhound Inn throughout the day.

The Presence Poets are Boaz Adelekan, Khizra Bano, Raef Boylan, Lewis Driver, Aisosa Egharevba, Natalia Mashonganyika, Olugbemi Moronfolu, Laura Nyahuye and Tolu Oluwatudimu.

 

THE PRESENCE POETS

Headshots by Toyin Dawudu. Laura Nyahuye image by Will Johnston.

Boaz Adelekan
 
Khizra Bano
 
Raef Boylan
 
Lewis Driver
 
Aisosa Egharevba
 
Natalia Mashonganyika
 
Olugbemi
 
Laura Nyahuye
 
Tolu Oluwatudimu
 
 

GUEST POETS

Jan Blake
 
Vanessa Kisuule
 
Joshua Idehen
 
Zia Ahmed
 
Jasmine Gardosi
 
Lisa Luxx
 
John Berkavitch
 
Tongue Fu
 
 

MEET THE PRESENCE POETS

Boaz Adelekan


KHIZRA BANO


RAEF BOYLAN

LEWIS DRIVER


AISOSA EGHAREVBA


NATALIA MASHONGANYIKA

OLUGBEMI


TOLU OLUWATUDIMU