Rallying Cry

‘Without community, there is no liberation. In our rallying and marching, we rediscovered community in one another’ Audre Lorde, Poet and Activist

The world is revolting. People are angry. A storm is coming. This is a protest. This is a call to arms.

The UK’s leading spoken word artists declare their rebel yell as Battersea Arts Centre is plunged into a rabble-rousing rukus. This is not a moment to keep calm and carry on.

Rallying Cry is an immersive journey across the building, presented as part of Apples and Snakes 35-year celebrations.


Francesca Beard
Roger Robinson
Joelle Taylor
Chiedu Oraka
Hannah Silva


Antonia Jade, Daisy Barrett-Nash, Hansika Jethnani, Tice Cin, Marissa Hinds, Oakley Flanagan, Peter DeGraft-Johnson, Sarah Chitson, Shaniqua Benjamin, Luke Grose 

Directed by Rob Watt
Design by Bethany Wells
Sound design by Jethro Cooke

Age Recommendation: 12+

When: October 4-6, 7 & 8.30pm
Where: Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN
Tickets: £12.50 // £10
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Rallying cry is made possible with support from Cockayne – Grants for the Arts and The London Community Foundation.