Caribbean Sightlines

All Saints Centre, Lewes 

Saturday 23 March, 7.30pm

To kickstart the Spring, a transatlantic evening of words, music and Caribbean bites with John Agard, Grace Nichols and friends. Aspects of Britain as seen through Caribbean eyes and the Caribbean as seen from here. Contributors will include Trinidadian poet/artist John Lyons

Part of LLL's Outside Eye series of events.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson

All Saints Centre, Lewes 

Tues 16 April, 7.45pm

Linton Kwesi Johnson charts the history of poetics in reggae alongside the evolution his own career as a poet and musician. Illustrated throughout with tracks selected by LKJ.

Part of LLL's Outside Eye series of events.

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Poetry Small Group Seminars

Led by Mimi Khalvati.

A popular course of holistic poetry seminars with the emphasis on continuity and developing work in progress. The next season of workshops begins on Saturday March 9th and continues through Saturdays 20th April and 18th May.

Mimi's courses are aimed at experienced poets and are frequently oversubscribed; however, sometimes there are a couple of places available. Poets interested should contact LLL direct.

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Video footage

Billy Bragg at Penned Up

LLL recently ran its third festival in a prison at HMP Erlestoke in Wiltshire. Guests included Levi Roots and novelist Kit de Waal.

See video footage on the Weston College website of Billy Bragg at the 2017 Penned Up festival by clicking on the link below. (Weston College is the formal education provider at HMP Erlestoke and helped host the festival.) 

To find out more about the Penned Up festivals, click here »

Billy Bragg at Penned Up »


a boxed set of original postcards

Following Lewes Live Lit's photographic installation at Eastbourne Station, the collection of 24 postcards that accompanied Lisa Barnard's large hanging portaits can now be bought online as a boxed set.

See the complete collection of cards by visiting Artistic Director Mark Hewitt's website: Home » Galleries » Polska by the Sea » postcards

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