• Word Wise #38 Isaiah Hull

  • Fri, 29-11-2019 at 19:30
  • Word Wise
    The Maypole Inn
    DE1 3PH Derby
Word Wise #38 Isaiah Hull - Word Wise - Derby

Word Wise #38 will take place back at The Maypole, Derby On Friday 29th November 2019. Word Wise is the concept of poet and performer Jamie Thrasivoulou Poet who will compere and run the evenings along with the wonderful Sophie Sparham. Word Wise is a spoken word and poetry night uniting the best talent from around the UK and beyond, with Derby's finest performers. Word Wise was the winner of the Best Regular Spoken Word Night at the 2019 Saboteur Awards. This month's event sees the inimitable Isaiah Hull take to the stage. Isaiah Hull is one of the Roundhouse/Radio 1 Extra finalists in 2015 at the age of 18, having participated in Wordcup, a national youth slam run by Apples and Snakes. Hull is inspired by Saul Williams, Philip Larkin and classical Greek tragedies. He is a member of the young writers collective, Young Identity, which was formed in Moss Side to encourage young adults and teenagers to express themselves through poetry. He has supported Kate Tempest, Lemn Sissay and Skepta at major events for the BBC and his TedX Talk The Unexplained Virtue of Ignorance has over 5000 views.Open-Mic sign-up from 7:30There's only a limited number of slots available on the night, on a first come first served basis.Show Start 8:00 PMShow End 11:00PM16+£5 If You can afford/ £3 For Performers/If you can’t afford!PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO WORKSHOP THIS MONTH