Word Up

Calling all Spoken Word Artists, Creative Writers, MCs and Poets!

Writing on the Wall are proud to announce the launch of their new workshop sessions aimed at young people in Liverpool. This series of events will be led by renowned spoken word artist, Nikki Blaze.

The twelve-week project, Word Up, aims to offer development and support to young and emerging writers in a wide range of fields. From flash fiction to spoken word and performance poetry, each session will provide a creative platform for young writers to sharpen their craft in a supportive and engaging environment. Young writers will be encouraged to develop their own voice and style, leading to a live performance showcase for the writers to demonstrate their skills to an audience.

Word Up co-ordinator, Nikki Blaze, says:

'Word Up, is a 12 week writing project hosted by Writing on the Wall. From ages 12-22, the project is open to all creative writers: poets, story writers, song writers, script writers and lyricists. This will give each participant the chance to explore their inner creative side and take their writing ability to another level. In May there will be a performance in the WOW festival, giving the group a chance to showcase their work.'

Nikki Blaze – Workshop Leader

Nikki Blaze is a Liverpool born artist who is on a high dose of creativity. Nikki creates with many different genres such as Soul, Dance, Dubstep, House and Hip Hop. Her love for Hip Hop music has given her the opportunity to travel and perform in many places around the globe. With a background in BBC Radio, Nikki has had the pleasure in interviewing a number of Hip Hop legends from RZA, GZA, DJ Premier, Prince Paul, The Jungle Brothers, The Beatnuts, Keith Murray, David Banner, Ghostface killah, MOP, Crazy Legs, Afrika Islam and Mobb Deep.

The workshop sessions begin on 26th of February, 5.30pm – 7.30pm at Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street.

For further information and/or details contact:
Writing on the Wall.
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Madeline Heneghan
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This is supported the Mayors Fund.