Get a Word in Online – Thursday 8th July 2021

Date: July 8, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online

Get a Word in Online

Thursday 8th July 2021, 8-10 PM

Tickets are £5 and available here

Emma Purshouse, Dan Keding, Rien Van Meensel, and a further artist to be anounced, plus Cath’s Cupboard of Customs.

Emma Purshouse

Emma Purshouse is currently the Poet Laureate for the City of Wolverhampton. She is an award winning writer who writes for both children and adults. Her most recent poetry collection is ‘Close’ (Offa’s Press). Her first novel ‘Dogged’ (Iginite Books) was published early in 2021. Emma has performed her work at spoken word nights and festivals across the UK.

Dan Keding

Internationally acclaimed American storyteller, member of America’s storytelling ‘Circle of Excellence’. Dan has published a host of award-winning folk tales collections and tells a mixture of personal stories and traditional stories from around the world, including traditional stories that his grandmother brought to this country from Croatia. A well-respected ballad singer, he accompanies himself on guitar, banjo and spoons.

Rien Van Meensel

Rien Van Meensel is a multi-lingual storyteller, who has told throughout Europe. She has been working with Get A Word In Edgeways on our schools programme, teaching children French through story and inspiring hundreds of Shropshire children with the fun of playing with words, culture and language.

Cath’s Cupboard of Customs

Each month Cath’s Cupboard of Customs will highlight some traditions, lore and customs that are in keeping with the time of year.


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