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December 26, 2013

London Lines

Some of my poet family as part of the Festival of Neigbourhood and London Lines project have had their poems handed over to artists – muralists, film-makers, architects and more –…
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July 20, 2013

Fest of Neigbourhood

As part of the London Lines project taking place from Friday 31 May 2013 - Sunday 8 September 2013 Poems inspired by London’s boroughs are popping up all over Southbank Centre. (more…)
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May 30, 2013

Flavourmag: MFOSH

My Father & other Superheroes debuts at London’s Southbank Centre as part of London Literature Festival My Father and other Superheroes debuts at London’s Southbank Centre as part of London…
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May 7, 2013

MFOSH @ Unicorn

Father's day Special at Unicorn Theatre  Hit the title above to transmute to the Unicorn Theatre website eflyer. As promised I have another surprise for you. Did you keep Father's day…
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May 7, 2013

MFOSH @ London Lit

My Father & Other Superheroes at London Lit Festival The 2013 London Literature Festival kicks off on the 24 May for two weeks over the half term break. I will be showcasing my 1-man-show…
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May 7, 2013

Keats Fest 2013

Flamingofeather Poetry Competition Reading: I am proud to announce that my poem  Resurrection Man  got a commendation for the flamingofeather poetry competition. On the Sunday 26th of May  there will…
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May 1, 2013

Superhero Run

SUPERHERO RUN WITH CHARLIE DARK Part of London Lit Festival 13   1 June 2013, 10:45am Ok so you are probably wondering what else can we do with our kids on…
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May 1, 2013

The Midnight Run

Commissioned by poet Nick Makoha, This Midnight Run was designed to celebrate themes from his play 'My father and other superhero.' Facilitated by Inua Ellams. . Straight after the show…
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May 1, 2013

Southbank Q&A

My Father and Other Superheroes is Nick Makoha’s moving and powerful story about the journey from childhood to fatherhood.  Set across continents and eras, it follows one man’s struggle to come to terms…
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February 26, 2013

Complete Works 2

THE COMPLETE WORKS II Funded by Arts Council England. Patron: Carol Ann Duffy. A national development programme for advanced Black and Asian poets. The 10 poets confirmed for The Complete Works II…
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February 19, 2013

Scratch the Word

Spoken Word, Live Lit and Video Verse. Oh my! Scratch the WordThursday 11 April | 7pm – 9pm | Ovalhouse Theatre, 52-54 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SW | £10/£8 concessions…
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February 19, 2013

Complete Works

Complete Works Update Director of The Complete Works (the mentoring programme for talented Black and Asian poets), Nathalie Teitler, updates us on its journey... After reading through stacks of impressive…
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December 27, 2012

JazzVerseJukebox

Jumoké Fashola invited me back for her monthly of JazzVerseJukebox evenings at Ronnie's Bar.  I'll be there for the Christmas edition, with Tshaka Campbell, Hollie McNish & Abe Gibson plus music from Jazz…
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December 17, 2012

Poetry Review Launch

Join the Poetry Society at this free event to celebrate the winter issue of Poetry Review. We've readings from Edward Doegar, Sophie Mayer, Richard Scott and Warsan Shire. All are…
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October 25, 2012

Bang Said The Gun

BANG SAID THE GUN - COMING SOON TO CHANNEL 4!!! (AGAIN) Stand up poetry for people who don't necessarily like poetry. Starring.... THICK RICHARD  and NICK MAKOHA + ALL YOUR FAVOURITE GUNSLINGERS A…
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October 10, 2012

Complete Works 2

The Complete Works 2- A national development programme for advanced Black and Asian poets. In partnership with Spread the Word are looking out for London’s writers. And generously funded by Arts…
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October 10, 2012

MFOSH @ Ilkley Lit

I will be performing my show  My Father & Other Superheroes for two schools as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival. They  work with a wide range of schools across…
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September 12, 2012

Circuit Live

British Library to host spoken word showcase inspired by Olympic values: The British Library is hosting a spoken word showcase celebrating the 2012 Games. Part of the Circuit Live project,…
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September 6, 2012

Middlesex Interview

I Don't Call Myself a Poet interview This interview is part of a project began by students of CMW1001: Introduction to Writing – Poetry at the University of Middlesex in Spring…
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August 21, 2012

Africa is a Continent

A Celebration of African Diaspora Literature and its many forms Curated and hosted by Kayo Chingonyi with Belinda Zhawi, Sam Elmi, Warsan Shire and  (me) Nick Makoha. Should be fun see you…
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August 14, 2012

Midnight Run 2012

This  weekend I will be hanging with some friends old and new for the Summer 2012 Midnight Run, for 12 hours, from 6pm to 6 am. It is the brainchild of…
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