Cece’s Express-Oh! Lab (Workshop)

Come and join pioneering spoken word artist Zena Edwards for a workshop of guidance, fun and theatrical poetry.


Are you an aspiring Spoken Word Artist? Would you like the opportunity to perform your material?

This is an opportunity for 8 young writers and poets (aged 16+) to come together with Cece’s young Artist Activists. You will create and workshop new writing around solutions for environmental and climate justice, re-greening community, equality and equity and how we humans can feel empowered to imagine and manifest an equal society and sustainable future. We want to surprise ourselves with the resilience and innovation of the human to drive to thrive beyond surviving a climate emergency.

Supported by Award-Winning spoken word artist Zena Edwards, you will have the opportunity to create, shape and mould your material and enjoy the opportunity of presenting in front of a live audience at Cece’s Future Express-Oh! Lab (Performance).

Artist Activists:

Annalise Amoah
Anneliese has been writing & performing spoken word poetry for almost five years. Having grown up and lived in Ghana, London and now Essex, the themes of her work centre mainly around her upbringing, race, religion & current affairs.
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Cherry Ekel
Cherry is a London-based writer, director, performer, and spoken-word poet. She is interested in creating work that is relevant, empowering, electric, and blurs boundaries between disciplines.
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Lashay Green
Lashay, (21) is a poet, spoken word artist, writer, and playwright from North-West London. She recently completed a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. Her past creative engagements include the Kiln Theatre, in which she wrote a short play Eulogies written entirely in spoken word. Her writing expresses image and identity, mental-health, and wellbeing.
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Eileen Gbagbo
Eileen Gbagbo is a spoken word artist and journalist based in London. Originally from Ghana, she is interested in how we use the boundaries of language to help understand the historical and phenomenon of the world.
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Bhumika Billa
Bhumika Billa is an emerging poet based in Cambridge (UK) and Delhi (India). Her poetry engages with the themes of gender, mental health, heritage, climate justice, and dance. She has previously performed at the UK UniSlam, Toronto Poetry Slam, and Airplane Poetry Movement among others. Outside poetry, she is a Kathak dancer, an author, and a legal researcher at the University of Cambridge.
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