Join us for an interactive poetry reading with Inua Ellams where we, the audience, will choose the themes, and he, the epic poet, playwright and performer will share his stories.
Through dynamic poetry, powerful anecdotes, and intimate conversations, we will explore stories of beginnings and endings, joy and forgiveness as Inua navigates us through his experiences with immigration, racial prejudice, friendship, and his flourishing career as a contemporary creative.
Tickets: Whether you come in person or join us online, this is a free event but we suggest a contribution of 20€.
Online event: zoom link will be sent to registered participants
Live event: Come to Full Circle from 7.00 p.m.
Time: Virtual & Actual doors: 7.00 pm (CET) Inua Ellams: 7.30 – 8.30 PM
ABOUT INUA ELLAMS
Born in Nigeria in 1984, Inua Ellams is an internationally touring poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist & designer. He is an ambassador for the Ministry of Stories and has published four books of poetry: ‘Candy Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars’, ‘Thirteen Fairy Negro Tales’ 'The Wire-Headed Heathen' and '#Afterhours'. His first play ‘The 14th Tale’ was awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival and his fourth ‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ sold out its run at England’s National Theatre. Recently. he has been touring 'An Evening With An Immigrant' and working on ‘The Half God of Rainfall’ – a new play in verse. In graphic art & design, online and in print, he tries to mix the old with the new, juxtaposing texture and pigment with flat shades of colour and vector images. He lives and works from London, where he founded the Midnight Run, a nocturnal urban excursion. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
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