FEATURING DOZENS OF MUSICIANS, VISUAL ART AND MORE
INCLUDING SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES PRESENTED BY
Organised/Hosted by Will Ford
MEGAVERSE PERFORMERS FOR HUB 2017
SATURDAY FEATURE PERFORMER
Flying in from Canada to MEGAVERSE@HUB 2017…
Darrell Epp, Straight Outta Canada! Author of two poetry books
After Hours and Imaginary Maps
SUNDAY FEATURE PERFORMER
Travelling from Brighton to do Megaverse at HUB 2017…
Saboteur-shortlisted Best Spoken Word Performer, Susan Evans is a regular, featured artist on the UK’s performance poetry circuits, from Ronnie Scott’s and the South Bank Centre, to the garden shed. Straddling stage and page, she is also a regular contributor to a variety of magazines, journals and anthologies, in print and online. Themes include: love, lust, loss & living on the edge. You can find out about her here: CLICK! You can see her on YouTube here: CLICK
And now, in GLORIOUS ALPHABETICAL ORDER…
OTHER VOICES YOU WILL HEAR DURING THE TWO
MEGAVERSE SESSIONS @ HUB FESTIVAL CARDIFF 2017…
Expect Gordon Anderson to set you up gently for mysterious curveballs!
Rosie will entrance you with her powerfully humane approach to spoken word
Poet/Literary blogger Rachel will whisper gently to your soul, she was Created To Read, which happens to be the name of her blog!
Mark’s heart is worn unashamedly on his sleeve and written directly onto his page
Julie’s wordiness takes in sensual vegetables and surreal sheds, so bring a smile!
Gareth Davies, storyteller, sometime poet and jolly good chap!
Neil Davies: The fastest mouth in spoken word, can you keep up with his quick wit and delivery?
Ssh! is the title of John’s first poetry collection. Ssh!
ISSAH LOYAAN FARRAH
Crossing the Welsh/English border for HUB, breakng down barriers with his words!
Megaverse organiser and host, Will will recite, and probably sing and he really finds it very strange to be referring to himself in the third person in this blog he is writing!
Self Described HOOLIGAN POET seeking what is right, from the Left Wing perspective!
Very soon after beginning to take part in spoken word events, Liz Marsh found a whole new world for her words and her experiences, via verse and poetry that examines fears fearlessly, expound joys joyfully!
Bryan is a powerhouse producer of word arrangements and an awesome writing workshop leader!
Recent Winner of a Poetry Slam (organised by the awesome poet and all round inspiration, Christina Thatcher), Sara is very much at home behind a microphone!
FFION WYN MORRIS
Strong words, strong perspective – Ffion Wyn Morris
Singer, Rapper, poet, writing workshop leader, Mum, Rufus is awesome at it all. And accompanied by poet/performer/beatboxer ZARU, she kicks it loud and hardcore!
Poet, Singer, Reformed Librarian, bringer of joy, Francesca Murphy!!!
Escaping for Hub from Swindon, where he adds to his range of word related activity by Joint-organising Oh Beehive!
Prolific and wide ranging creative mind, singer, songwriter, film maker Fritz may be controversial or dark, or a total sweetheart…Enjoy’s parodying traditional masculinity, via such work as Pre-Manstrual Tension, which has sometimes had them rolling with laughter, sometimes had them open mouthed with shock (if the intent to parody male insecurity and helplessness via a piece harking back to the less socially enlightened age of Pathe News features is not latched onto, uh-oh!)
Jamey, as part of Dope Biscuits (with Rufus Mufasa) and by himself,
brings a wordstorm to the party!
Bringing a literary style with bared teeth to much of his writing, Alex Proctor!
Fran Smith seeks the light, in the heart, body, mind and in life, for what else can deal with the darker and injurious to body/spirit influences in our world?
MATT L.T. SMITH
Matt will join us to offer his personal and political perspective on the world,
and like Issah Loyaah Farah travelled from Southampton for Megaverse@HUB
Mat Troy is a gentleman of letters, and arranges said letters into many
befuddlingly amusing and sometimes alarming arrangements
Published Poet, Podcaster, Performer and Pleasant Person who may be Feeding The Spacemen (the title of his first full collection). Google Headstand Podcast and check out his kindly conducted interviews with his poetic peers!
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