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The Spoken Word with Lemn Sissay

Event Start Date: 19th May 2022

Event End Date: 19th May 2022

Address: The Green Room, 51 The Walnuts

The Spoken Word with Lemn Sissay

Time: 19:00 - 22:00

FREE - BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE

Orpington 1st, in partnership with Better Bromley Libraries and Bromley Council, is delighted to welcome LEMN SISSAY MBE for an evening celebrating The Spoken Word.

Lemn Sissay OBE is a poet playwright, memoirist performer and broadcaster.

Lemn has read on stage throughout the world, from The Library of Congress in The United States to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, from the Opera House of Dubai to London Palladium and finally to the heady hights of Wigan library in… Wigan. Lemn was awarded The Pen Pinter Prize in 2019 when his memoir ‘My name Is Why’ reached number one in The Sunday Times bestseller list. In 2021 it won Indie Book Awards non-fiction prize. If you google the name ‘Lemn Sissay’ all the returning hits will be about him. There is only one person in the world named Lemn Sissay.

Join Lemn Sissay along with Poet, Author and Artist, One Inky Queer (Rhianne), and poets Geraldine Ann Ford, Ajay, Jimmy Manbow, Bisi, Maria Williams, Jen Elvy, Debbie Ingram, Maureen Hillier, James Greaves, John Davison, as they perform poems live in The Green Room.

Tickets are free but space is limited so book now to avoid disappointment. Visit Booking Page

Part of Orpington Literary Festival.

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