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Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds

Otis Mensah

June 21 | 19:30

£16.50

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Benjamin Zephaniah & the Revolutionary Minds

This show is a Pay As You Feel event – suggested prices are £16.50 or £11 for concessions but are available at no cost.

Widely celebrated as one of the greatest poets of his generation, Zephaniah is strongly influenced by the music and poetry of Jamaica and what Benjamin calls “street politics”.
His poetry, books and plays have captivated hearts and minds, fuelling imaginations and winning him a legion of fans all over the world.

Created alongside his accomplished producer and collaborator The Sea, Revolutionary Minds album is a deep selection of dub-reggae juggernauts, the essence and style of which fully reinforce the messages projected through Zephaniah’s powerful lyrics.

Revolutionary Minds is a chance to experience Zephaniah’s innovative talent in full force; a triumphant creation of emotional songs that highlight the poignant global issues faced by society today.

Support from Otis Mensah

Appointed as Sheffield’s poet laureate by Lord Mayor Magid Magid, Otis Mensah is a young story-teller-rapper-poet with a talent for drawing the poetic from the everyday happenings in his life.

The alternative hip-hop artist has risen from a new wave; age and era, embodying a contemporary, poetic take on hip-hop music.

Details

Date:
June 21
Doors:
19:30
Cost:
£16.50
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Leadmill
6 Leadmill Rd
Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK) S1 4SE United Kingdom
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Phone:
0114 272 7040
Website:
https://leadmill.co.uk

Disabled Access

The Leadmill offers a free companion ticket for disabled customers which must be booked in advance. To apply please email [email protected] with proof of disability once a general admission ticket has been purchased.Examples of accepted proof: Disability Living Allowance (DLA) / Attendance Allowance (AA), Personal Independence Payments (PIPs), Blue Badges & The Access Card. We will review an application without the recommended evidence on a case-by-case basis.