Come to International Dylan Thomas Day MEGAVERSE @ Creative Suite, Level 5, Cardiff Cntral Library Hub to see and hear…
A first ever live reading of the third DYLAN’S GREAT POEM, created via this competition designed to inspire the imagination of poets between the ages of 7 and 25:
Competition Judges and DYLAN’s GREAT POEM editors claire e. potter and Rufus Mufasa will perform the poem that is the result of this process, which attracted entries from within Wales, the wider UK and from countries in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, making this work a truly international collaboration for International Dylan Thomas Day 2016!
clare e. potter teaches creative writing at Cardiff University. She’s published poetry, prose and non-fiction. She works on collaborative community projects and Llwyn Celyn’s poet-in-residence.
Rufus Mufasa is a lyricist, performance art poet and hip hop educator, heavily influenced by Dylan Thomas’ beat poetry. Rufus is a fellow of Barbican London and an activist for community development and social justice through instilling passion for language and literature.
DYLAN’S GREAT POEM will be performed immediately after a special extended feature set from former Bardd Plant Aneirin Karadog, who will be delivering a set featuring excerpts from hip hop production Dylan Live in Welsh and English and further pieces including something brand new, written just for this event celebrating International Dylan Thomas Day 2016
PLUS MEGAVERSE PRESENTS a parade of short sets from local (and not so local) spoken word performers featuring material inspired by Dylan’s life, work, poetic style and spirit.!
There will be an short open mic section during the event, opening up the floor for those wishing to share something inspired by International Dylan Thomas Day!
MEGAVERSE starts on the dot 0f 3pm, but if you can make it to Cardiff Central Library (Creative Suite, Level 5) by 12 Noon, maybe you might like to get creative at the…
Click the above link for more info on this fun and creative workshop session which runs from 12pm to 2pm. And if you feel like sharing the results with an appreciative audience, see if you can sign up for the open mic segment during the Megaverse event that starts at 3pm!
You could create something AND share it during a spoken word event in the same building! On the same day!
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS DAY YOUR WAY, HOPEFULLY WITH US!
COME ONE, COME ALL!