Whale Translation – By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence   Whale Translation written by Lemn Sissay and read at Royal Naval College June 23rd at 6.15pm. Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2013. Lemn Sissay is our writer in residence at GDIF. Browse our full Festival programme including our Greenwich Fair and Island … Continue reading

Whale Translation reading on Sunday 5.55pm in Greenwich. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence   This is an excerpt,  the first verse, of  Whale Translation  which I will read today at 5.55pm by The actual Whale on Cutty Sark Gardens outside Royal Naval College.  The Whale  didn’t commit suicide … Continue reading

Take us to your reader

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence Lemn Sissay is our writer in residence at GDIF and he will be around throughout. Catch him at the mobile library next to The Great Greenwich Whale on King Charles Lawn at the Old Royal Naval College! … Continue reading

Street Theatre is Complete Theatre. Poetry. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence  Saturday 22 June 2013, GDIF It’s the poetry that surprises me. It’s embedded in this international festival of street theatre in Greenwich. Listen to the eloquent theatrics of the Bone Yard Tales.  Visually arresting. Yes. Theatrics. … Continue reading

Windrush Day in the festival spirit before the Supermoon. By Lemn Sissay

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By Lemn Sissay, GDIF writer in residence  Saturday 22 June 2013, GDIF It’s a beautiful morning for a festival. I’ll be in Greenwich  behind the Cutty Sark in the Mobile Library parked by The Whale in the grounds of The Naval College.  … Continue reading

‘Word on the Street’ – more new writing for the outdoors at GDIF2013

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GDIF’s Associate Director Nathan Curry on ‘Word on the Street’: In 2012 we launched a new programme of work within GDIF – ‘Word on the Street’ – this was a group of companies that were using text, playwriting or with … Continue reading