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Presence – Poetry & Music Open Mic


18:30 - 20:00
Apr 13th 2021

Welcome to Presence, a music and poetry open mic where themes of home, belonging and community meet through the arts. This is a place for all, whether you were born here or arrived yesterday. Come and perform or simply join the audience - the vibe is friendly, informal and inclusive.

For more information contact Jo Winsloe Slater on jowinsloe@stethelburgas.org
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For all those who have lost their income due to the pandemic, receive benefits, for elders, refugees and asylum seekers.

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Presence is a music and poetry open mic event where themes of home, belonging and community meet through the arts.  This is a place for all, whether you were born here or arrived yesterday; whether you are in the UK or somewhere else in the world, our Common Home – Welcome!

For each event we explore a different theme chosen with guests at the previous event.  Tonight’s theme is ‘Celebration’. What or who would you like to celebrate?  Bring your songs, poetry and spoken words to share with us.  Join us as a performer or come and listen as a member of the audience. The vibe is friendly, informal and inclusive.  Put on the kettle or open a bottle and come join us online.

Performance start time (GMT): 6.30pm,  join Zoom anytime from 6.20pm for an Open Mic spot. You will be sent a zoom link during the afternoon before the event.

Theme: Chosen by guests at our last event, the theme for this evening is ‘Celebration’.

FEATURED ARTISTS

Forthcoming.

OPEN MIC HOSTS

Sophie Besse, playwright and founder of theatre of Sanctuary PSYCHEdelight and Together Workshops, and Ibrahim Fanous, (left) Sudanese musician and singer.  Organiser: For all questions about the Open Mic event, including performing and performers, please contact jowinsloe@stethelburgas.org

 

NEW TO OPEN MIC? 

An Open Mic event is a live show – currently online – where members of the audience can perform.  You do not need to be a professional artist; you may be performing for the first time, or performing music and song from you own country and traditions.  At each event there are 10 Open Mic slots where artists can perform for 3-5mins.  To perform in an Open Mic slot join the Zoom event link at 6.20pm and write your name in the Chat Box

What you will need:

Save the dates!  Presence takes place online on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings of the month, 6.30-8.00pm. Save the dates and come and register to receive the link, or email jowinsloe@stethelburgas.org to be added to our mailing list.

Please ensure you view our Terms and Conditions and Refund Policy.

18:30 - 20:00
Apr 13th 2021

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