KEY WORDS SPOKEN POETRY IS A FREE PROJECT FOR 14-16 YEAR OLDS WHO HAVE DYSLEXIA OR OTHER CHALLENGES WITH WRITING.
Over the course of 6 after school workshops, during the second half of summer term, participants will develop their own spoken word poetry with the help of a professional poet and a director.
Using games and drama activities to generate ideas, it will culminate with a performance for friends and family held at Chats Palace which. The performance will be recorded and a copy given to participants.
THIS IS A SHORT FILM MADE ABOUT KEY WORDS 2016.
Wednesday 7, 14, 21, 28 June 2017
Wednesday 5, 12 July 2017
4.00pm – 6.00pm
Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby’s Walk, London, E9 6DF
19 July 2017
Got questions? Call 020 8964 5060 and speak to Holly or Ruth.
Participants from previous Key Word's said:
‘A really good project, it helped me a lot and boosted my confidence’
It made me ‘proud of myself, enabled me to ‘express myself’ and ‘took the fear out of writing’
‘I only found out last year that I was dyslexic, it didn’t help, I just got angry, but this project really helped and now I feel relaxed and confident and I don’t feel there is anything wrong with being Dyslexic now.’
‘It was good to do more writing, in school we are given help but here we were given an extra boost. The best thing about the project I think was to be able to get down and write’.
Usually I’d rather just keep my ideas to myself but this really helped me take out these ideas and put them down”
One mother said that the project had ‘changed her son’s life’
Key Words: Spoken Poetry is brought to you by Turtle Key Arts and Chats Palace, supported by Loud Poets. ‘Key Words’ was originally devised by Turtle Key Arts with The Royal Court Theatre.
Thank you to Loud Poets for their support.. Photography by Perry Jonson
Funded by The London Borough of Hackney ‘Discover Young Hackney’ Grant and The Big Lottery Funding.