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Katie Griffiths, Rishi Dastidar, Hannah Gordon, Kareem Parkins-Brown and Desree

Nottingham Poetry Festival: Malika’s Poetry Kitchen Showcase

Tuesday 10 May, 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

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£11 or £5.50 if booked with a workshop
2 hour duration including interval
Suitable ages 14+

Malika’s Poetry Kitchen began in Brixton in 2001 to nurture a community of poets who were being overlooked by the Poetry Establishment. Since then, some of the MPK family have gone on to great success, including the founders, Forward Prize winner Malika Booker and TS Eliot winner Roger R
current members for a lively evening of poetry and spoken word. With Katie Griffiths, Rishi Dastidar, Hannah Gordon, Kareem Parkins-Brown and Desree.


This event is part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival taking place between Friday 6 – Sunday 15 May 2022 across the city of Nottingham. Find out more here

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