Fri 3 June 2022




Turner Contemporary, Kent, CT9 1HG




Author ReadingBook LaunchPerformance

Homer to Hip-Hop

Former National Poetry Slam Champion, Pete “the Temp” Bearder, brings to life the poetic movements that have shaped history. Find out why wordsmiths have always been vilified, feared and revered, from the ballad singers and Beat poets, to the icons of dub, punk and hip hop.

‘a fantastic piece of work’
(Michael Rosen)

‘A charming wild rumpus of a ride – part lecture, part performance and utterly engaging.’
(Tongue Fu)

‘A hugely popular event, the audience was constantly engaged and immersed’
(Raise the Bar)


Location: Turner Contemporary
Date: Friday 3 June 2022
Time: 6:30pm
Price: £5



About the author...

Pete is an award-winning spoken word poet, author and comic. His work has been featured on BBC Radio 4, The World Service, and Newsnight. This show follows the release of his ground-breaking new book Stage Invasion: Poetry & the Spoken Word Renaissance 


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