As part of Southampton Celebrates (celebrating the opening of the new NSTheatres City venue) Apples and Snakes introduces Videode, a chance for you to commission a poem that will be written on the spot and that you can video and share on social media. Two performance poets, Sara Hirsch and Stewart Taylor, will be in NST City all afternoon, talking to people and composing their poems for instant distribution on the internet.

Come along and have a shareable video ode penned to yourself, a loved one, a friend or a pet!  

Sara Hirsch has been the UK Poetry slam Champion, European Poetry Slam Champion and a finalist in the World Poetry Slam Competition. She is a poet and a spoken word educator

Stewart Taylor is the current UK Anti-slam Champion, has represented both Southampton and Oxford at the Hammer and Tongue poetry slam finals and was recently longlisted in the Light Up Poole Poetry Film Competition.

When:  Saturday 17th February 12 midday – 3pm
Where:  Director’s Office, NST City, 144 Above Bar, Southampton, SO14 7UD
Booking Info: Free, more info