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Another planet has contacted Planet Earth! They are very friendly, and want to know all about what makes our planet special. But - they only understand poetry. So we need the help of the Planet Poets!


Come along to the spoken word poetry workshop and create spoken word poems, celebrating our planet/the natural environment.


The workshop includes:

  • Fun, interactive word games (encouraging creativity, finding fun vocabulary for our poems)
  • Movement/performance (using movement to support poetry creation, thinking about sounds/words that describe sounds)
  • The chance to share our poems, at the end of the workshop


This is an in-person event at the Hat Factory.

11.30am to 12.30pm in the Hat Factory Floor. Ages 6-9.


You can book tickets to take part in Planet Poets through the Culture Trust website.


Tickets for all the author events and workshops will need to be booked in advance through the Culture Trust website and all children must be accompanied by an adult.


Luton Literature Book Festival is Funded by Arts Council England, with funding support from Luton Rising, Luton BID, and Flamingo Arts, and is supported by 1 Degree East, The Culture Trust, Luton Libraries and the University of Bedfordshire.


Please contact the box office on 01582 878100 with any booking queries.

For more information about Luton Literature Book Festival visit theLuton Literature website.


Running time: 60 minutes


Dates

  • Saturday, September 24, 2022

The Hat Factory

The Hat Factory is Luton's leading arts and entertainment venue featuring live music, club nights, theatre, dance, films, children's activities, workshops, classes and gallery exhibitions.

It's a centre of artistic excellence set within a vibrant urban environment. It offers the young and the young at heart the chance to engage with the arts, to be inspired by the UK’s leading arts practitioners, and to develop artistic skills and confidence.

The Hat Factory is a combined arts venue in the centre of Luton. It opened in 2003 and since then has been the area’s main provider of contemporary theatre, dance and music. We work with both emerging and proven producers and artists, through programming, engagement programmes and our Associate Artist scheme. Their music programming is vibrant, offering an eclectic portfolio of high quality artists from the worlds of jazz, blues, folk, world music, indie and hip hop. Complementing their own programming, they welcome local/regional promoters to the venue, broadening their music offer and at the same time supporting young promoters and their businesses. They programme contemporary theatre and dance with a focus on fresh, new and relevant stories from both established and emerging touring companies who are making high quality work in the UK. They’ve programmed companies like Earthfall, Chickenshed, New International Encounter (NIE), Trestle, Menagerie, Eastern Angles, Atma, State of Emergency, 30 Bird, Tavaziva, Analogue and Jean Abreu Dance to name but a few.

Venue Hire

The Hat Factory has flexible spaces of various sizes to suit every need. See Venue Hire for more information.

Programming

To become part of The Hat Factory's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com

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