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Spoken Word Workshop with Uncle Errol

Event date
3 February 2020 (4pm to 5pm)
Status
Open
Spoken Word Workshop with Uncle Errol

EXPECT A POETRY TOUR DE FORCE OF LISTENING, WRITING AND PERFORMING
Join the Post-Grad Community for an exclusive spoken word workshop with award winning spoken word poet Uncle Errol, one of the main performers in Artangel production 'Here for Life' (2019). 

Uncle Errol - Best Spoken Word Artist 2019. Since early 2011 Uncle Errol has been captivating audiences on countless stages at numerous venues across London with his rhythmic verses, humour, honesty and stage presence, and of course winning multiple slams along the way. Hailing from Brixton South London via half a dozen care homes and hostels and penal institutions, Errol McGlashan aka Uncle Errol, is a live wire Spoken Word Artist. His poetry has been included on art installations, performed in feature length films and he has just been crowned Best Spoken Word Artist 2019 With bags of humour and charisma Uncle Errol is natural born entertainer; there is a serious note to what he does. 

Using his poetry to process a problematic early life and to map out a better present and future he performs at educational establishments and prisons alike, as well as gallery openings and film screenings, for marganilsed groups and for corporations, captivating and inspiring all who listens to him 2020 will see Uncle Errol developing his Spoken Word talents in three main directions; + incorporating stand-up comedy, monologues and storytelling routines into his repertoire; + touring social housing estates with his events company Word On The Kerb where he delivers writing and performing workshops and puts on a Spoken Word showcase for, and with, the tenants and residents of a given estate; + having his book of self-penned poetry and wisdom published. So watch this space.

Places are limited for this workshop and is exclusive to UAL Postgraduate students and alumni, to book please email: pgcommunity@arts.ac.uk with the following:

  • Name
  • College and Course
  • Guarantee you will attend?

This event will be followed by a Screening and Panel Discussion of ‘Here for Life’ in LVMH E002 from 6pm followed by drinks.
It is anticipated that workshop participants will sign-up to the above event where Uncle Errol will be a panel member.

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