Free Poetry Workshop with Jess Green

Music & Performance
Workshops
03 July 2021
14:00 - 16:00

Free Event

Event Description

A free poetry workshop with award-winning poet, Jess Green

Free Poetry Workshop with Jess Green

Poet & writer Jess Green has been commissioned to write a new poem for the Leicester Stories exhibition which is being developed at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery. She is running a free creative writing workshop for Leicester residents aged 18+ using the theme 'I Come From' as research for her commission. Jess is an award-winning performance poet and script writer. She has written episodes for EastEnders and Casualty, was a part of BBC Writers Academy 2019 and is a BBC Slam Champion.


The workshop will take place on Saturday 3 July from 2pm to 4pm in person at the Lord Mayor’s Parlour, Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA.


No previous writing experience necessary.


More information on the exhibition, visit the project page.


How to book


Please email: clare.hudson@leicester.gov.uk with your name, age and postcode using ‘poetry workshop’ in the email title. Clare will confirm your place by email. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


Coronavirus measures


On arrival participants will be required to:



  • Register with NHS COVID19 App (or with LCC Test & Trace system)

  • Wear face masks

  • Partake in a brief verbal health questionnaire

  • Sign into the site as part of site security


Participants will be well spaced (2 to a table at either end) and windows will be kept open. If you are displaying any Coronavirus symptoms or have had a positive test in the last 14 days you will not be allowed to attend.

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