Music 2018: 3RDSPACE Poetry Event
Now FREE with Saturday or Weekend Wristband!
3RDSPACE TOURING ARTISTS PRESENTS
The Ultimate Welsh / Irish / English crossover party
Featuring a night of live poetry and music with:
Stephen James Smith
- Acclaimed Irish Spoken Word Poet [Irish / English]
- Featuring Enda Reilly [supporting musician]
- Acclaimed Welsh Chair at the National Eisteddfod in 2011 [Welsh / English]
- Former Young People's Laureate Wales - [Welsh / English]
A wealth of culture, language and music, all housed in the magnificent Royal Cambrian Academy of Art - Absolutely not to missed!!
Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. His poetry videos have amassed over 2.5 million views. in 2017 he was commissioned by St. Patrick’s festival to write a new poem as a “Celebratory Narrative” of Ireland. The resultant piece ‘My Ireland’ is accompanied by a short film which has been viewed over 300,000 times and was screened at the London film festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE30AnPSznk[/embedyt]
Rhys Iorwerth is a poet and author (b. 1983) from Caernarfon. He was awarded the prestigious Chair at the National Eisteddfod in 2011 for his long poem, Clawdd Terfyn. His first volume of poetry, Un Stribedyn Bach, won the Wales Book of the Year poetry prize in 2015.
Martin Daws in an original Spoken Word Poet of exceptionally wide range and international experience, Martin Daws' performances skilfully embody Poetry, Hip Hop and Kalimba. Author of two Spoken Word Poetry book/albums Skintight the Sidewalk (2008) and Geiriau Gogs (2016) and Contributing Editor of collaborative book/album Wales Bird:Aderyn Rhiannon (2017). Young People's Laureate Wales 2013-16 heading up national poetry projects advocating for the young people's voices being heard.