Matt Abbott's Two Little Ducks - Performance and Book Launch
Friday 5th October 07:00 at Birmingham
Around the time of the referendum which saw his native Wakefield vote 66% Leave, Matt was volunteering at a refugee camp just 22 miles from Dover. Reflecting on the deep-rooted reasons behind the vote, whilst recounting his eye-opening experiences at the Jungle, the show is sewn together with kitchen-sink realism, and a fictionalised story of Maria.
Humorous, harrowing, celebratory and confrontational: a vital poetry journey of our times.
Matt recently shared the stage with Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Weller, Sara Pascoe, Ken Loach and Sleaford Mods and is rapidly establishing himself as a leading political poet.
This special event hosted by Verve Poetry Press at Waterstones Birmingham during National Poetry Day Week kicks off Matt's 22 date Autumn tour of this excellent show. It also marks the launch of the book of the show, published by Verv,e which features a selection of additional poems written by Matt during the same period as the writing of Two Little Ducks.
This will be a powerful 'must-see' event. Two supporting poets to be announced once confirmed.
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