Grantham Research Institute and Cape Farewell event
Date: Thursday 6 March 2014
Venue: Three Tuns, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Speaker: Sabrina Mahfouz plus special guests
Join award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz and special guests for an evening of live literature, performance and debate, as she explores climate change in the UK through storytelling and lively poetry performances.
Special guests include performers and artists Deanna Rodger, Raymond Antrobus, Zia Ahmed and David Buckland, alongside climate change experts from the LSE.
This free event, which reflects upon the risks of, and responses to climate change, is aimed at 18-30s.
Sabrina Mahfouz is a poet, playwright, performer and writer. She has won a number of awards including the 2013 Sky Arts Futures Fund Award for her poetry work and is Associate Artist at the Bush Theatre and a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum. She is currently writing theatre pieces for the Bush Theatre and the National Theatre and her first collection of poetry and plays will be published in May 2014 by Bloomsbury imprint, Methuen. Sabrina is currently a poet in residence for Cape Farewell, an international not-for-profit, working internationally to bring together artists, scientists and communicators to stimulate the production of art founded in scientific research.
Budding performer? Take part in our live poetry slam on the night and perform your own poem and response on the theme of “climate reflections” for a chance to win £50 of theatre vouchers. To take part or to find out more email us by 28 February 2014.
The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is a research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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If you are interested in registering for the climate reflections 'open poetry slam', taking place during the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 28 February 2014.
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