National Poetry Day with Scarlett Sabet + Rishi Dastidar *POSTPONED*

Thu Oct 4 2018

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Doors 7:30 PM)

Troubadour

263-267 Old Brompton Rd Earl's Court London SW5 9JA

£9

All Ages

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Join us for a very special evening, celebrating National Poetry Day at the Troubadour, home of some of the most vital and vigourating poets of today and yesterday.

Featuring the poetic beauty of:

SCARLETT SABETT

Scarlett Sabet is a poet and performer. Sir Van Morrison described Scarlett's work as: "very cutting edge and it's making poetry interesting again. I love both the intensity and the spiritual aspect she conveys." Scarlett has given poetry readings at City Lights in San Francisco, MOPOP Museum in Seattle, Bowery Poetry in New York,  Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Shakespeare and Co in Paris. In London she has read at the Southwark Playhouse, Leighton House Museum, Handel&Hendrix Museum, The Groucho Club, and the Chelsea Arts Club. She regularly reads at The Troubadour and Poetry Cafe in London. Scarlett's work has been featured on BBC World Service, London Live TV, GQ, and Dazed&Confused. Scarlettformed her own publishing company through which she released her third collection of poems. "Zoreh" in Spring 2018.

RISHI DASTIDAR 

RIshi Dishtar is a fellow of The Complete Works, a consulting editor at The Rialto magazine, a member of the Malika’s Poetry Kitchen collective, and also serves as chair of the writer development organization Spread The Word. His debut collection Ticker-tape is published by Nine Arches Press, and a poem from it was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018.

OAKLEY FLANAGAN - Winner of the Out-Spoken Prize for Page Poetry 2018.

Oakley Flanagan is a performer originally from the West Midlands now South London. He has worked with Birmingham Rep Theatre Royal Stratford East as a playwright andy have just completed the Royal Court’s eminent playwrights’ programme, led by Simon Longman.

Oakley has performed poetry regularly across the UK and was published in America for #Queer, an LGBTQIA+ anthology of new queer poets (2017) and has received development as a playwright by National Theatre of Great Britain. 

 

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  • Scarlett Sabet

    Scarlett Sabet

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    Scarlett Sabet is a London based poet and performer. She wrote, directed and starred in her poetic short film “Burning” which was produced by BAFTA winning producer Charlie Hanson in 2012. Her first collection "Rocking Underground" was launched with a reading at the Chelsea Arts Club in November 2014.

    Her second collection "The Lock And The Key" was launched with a reading at Shakespeare and Company in Paris in July 2016. In October 2016 GQ online released a video of Scarlett performing her poem Feathers at Leighton House to celebrate National Poetry Day.

    In January 2017 Scarlett was interviewed and gave a reading for the radio program "Van Morrison And Me" hosted by journalist John McCarthy for the BBC World Service, also featuring Sir Van Morrison, Brian Keenan and novelist Ian Rankin. In April 2017, Scarlett was invited by poet and Professor Dr. Dan Chiasson to give a reading at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. In December 2017 Scarlett gave a reading and her poems were exhibited alongside acclaimed photographer Jim Marshall's work for the Peace and Light exhibition at The Troubadour in London.

    In March 2018 Scarlett launched her third collection of poetry with a poetry reading at the iconic City Lights bookstore in San Francisco

    Scarlett has given poetry readings at the Aspects Literary Festival, and No Alibi’s bookshop in Belfast. In London she has read at The Troubadour, the William Morris Gallery, the World's End Bookshop, Burberry, The Groucho Club, The Rosemary Branch Theatre, The Southwark Playhouse and Atlantis Bookshop. In New York Scarlett has read at KGB, Bowery Poetry and Berl’s bookshop. In Seattle Scarlett has read at Elliot Bay Books. She also gave a poetry reading and workshop for the teenagers that make up the Youth Advisory Board at Seattle's MOPOP Museum.

    Scarlett and her work have featured in GQ, Tatler, Dazed and Confused, Smear, The Lonely Crowd, KCWToday and Constellation Magazine.

  • Rishi Dastidar

    Rishi Dastidar

    Poetry

National Poetry Day with Scarlett Sabet + Rishi Dastidar *POSTPONED*

Thu Oct 4 2018 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

(Doors 7:30 PM)

Troubadour London
National Poetry Day with Scarlett Sabet + Rishi Dastidar *POSTPONED*
  • Sorry, you missed this event.
  • Check out other similar events on TicketWeb.

£9 All Ages

Join us for a very special evening, celebrating National Poetry Day at the Troubadour, home of some of the most vital and vigourating poets of today and yesterday.

Featuring the poetic beauty of:

SCARLETT SABETT

Scarlett Sabet is a poet and performer. Sir Van Morrison described Scarlett's work as: "very cutting edge and it's making poetry interesting again. I love both the intensity and the spiritual aspect she conveys." Scarlett has given poetry readings at City Lights in San Francisco, MOPOP Museum in Seattle, Bowery Poetry in New York,  Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Shakespeare and Co in Paris. In London she has read at the Southwark Playhouse, Leighton House Museum, Handel&Hendrix Museum, The Groucho Club, and the Chelsea Arts Club. She regularly reads at The Troubadour and Poetry Cafe in London. Scarlett's work has been featured on BBC World Service, London Live TV, GQ, and Dazed&Confused. Scarlettformed her own publishing company through which she released her third collection of poems. "Zoreh" in Spring 2018.

RISHI DASTIDAR 

RIshi Dishtar is a fellow of The Complete Works, a consulting editor at The Rialto magazine, a member of the Malika’s Poetry Kitchen collective, and also serves as chair of the writer development organization Spread The Word. His debut collection Ticker-tape is published by Nine Arches Press, and a poem from it was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018.

OAKLEY FLANAGAN - Winner of the Out-Spoken Prize for Page Poetry 2018.

Oakley Flanagan is a performer originally from the West Midlands now South London. He has worked with Birmingham Rep Theatre Royal Stratford East as a playwright andy have just completed the Royal Court’s eminent playwrights’ programme, led by Simon Longman.

Oakley has performed poetry regularly across the UK and was published in America for #Queer, an LGBTQIA+ anthology of new queer poets (2017) and has received development as a playwright by National Theatre of Great Britain.