SproutSpoken: Family Size open-mic feat. Liv TorcEvent Website
Come spend a Saturday afternoon with the SproutSpoken family – and bring your own family (or friends!)
For the first time, SproutSpoken presents a family-friendly open-mic event. Anyone can share – with the only proviso that material is suitable for children as well as adults. Adults: ever written something with kids in mind? Kids: ever wanted to show the adults that YOU have something to say? Join us at Sprout Health Foods for this special event.
Stand up and share! We love welcoming people (of all ages) to share their work – don’t be shy! Head to our website for more details of how to take part: www.sproutspoken.co.uk
Doors open: 2.30pm
Show Start: 3.00pm
Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (including interval)
Please note that the venue is semi al fresco (canopy cover).
Hot food/snacks and licensed bar available.
Age guide: 9+
There will be the usual yummy fare from Sprout Health Foods and as well as a feature spot from SproutSpoken favourite: Liv Torc.
Liv Torc is a razor blade skating performance poet, who plunges the vast caverns and dormant volcanoes of the human condition. A Radio 4 Slam Winner, a former Bard of Exeter and current co-host of The Hip Yak Poetry Shack. Liv runs the spoken word stage at WOMAD and the Hip Yak Poetry School. Her first published book ‘Show Me Life’ was released by Burning Eye in 2015.
In 2019 she performed at Glastonbury Festival on the Poetry and Words stage and is representing Somerset for the BBC’s national poetry day celebrations.
Her climate change in the face of motherhood poem ‘The Human Emergency’ recently went a bit viral and has been seen online by over 75,000 people across the world.
SproutSpoken is kindly supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.