image for Literary Event item typePoetry for the People Big Night Out at St Austin’s Theatre

Literary Event, Sat 23 Sep 2017

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson


Wakefield Lit Fest

07718 564 376


Wentworth Terrace,


Join A Firm Of Poets for a glittering night of arguably the finest spoken word artists in the country – featuring national treasure and creator of ‘dub poetry’, Linton Kwesi Johnson- Jamaican poet, journalist and author and widely considered to be the father of reggae dub poetry, a blend of reggae music and spoken verse.

Special guests include John Hegley, Kate Fox, Becky Cherriman, Zodwa Nyoni, Laura Potts and more - plus a DJ set.

This is a real celebration of words that may change how you feel about poetry, forever!

£2 off if you book for the Poetry For The People Big Night Out and Words For Wellbeing Cabaret in the same transaction. Two nights out, one great price!

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Sep 2017 19:00 to 22:00


£12 full / £10 concs



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