Words Weekend: Sage Gateshead

Apples and Snakes and Newcastle poetry collective Born Lippy present an incredible line-up, featuring Zambian-born Newcastle-raised actor, rapper, singer Kema Kay (I, Daniel Blake and his one-man show Shine), one of Britain’s foremost poet’s Salena Godden and record-breaking beatboxer, hip-hop MC, poet, and theatre-maker Testament.

Expect a high energy event celebrating spoken word in all its forms, poetry, comedy, slam battle, and rap. Hosted by Apples and Snakes producer Kirsten Luckins and Born Lippy frontman Don Jenkins, our Newcastle crew Amy Wardley, John Turner, Tom C and Ellen Moran will compete in a poetry slam judged by Testament, Salena Godden and Kema Kay – and you, the audience!

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