Attend This: The Last Word Festival 2023By Alicia Grimshaw
With an impressive lineup of the UK’s most essential voices, The Last Word Festival promises over two weeks of captivating stories and diverse perspectives from 1st-18th June 2023.
Now in its tenth year, the festival plays host to engaging conversations, soul-stirring music, thought-provoking films and engaging workshops
The legendary South London collective, Speakers Corner Quartet, will be performing on the main stage celebrating their debut album ‘Further Out Than The Edge’ alongside many of the album features and long-time collaborators – ensuring a family affair vibe from start to finish. Welcoming the most exciting names in independent music including Sampha, Kae Tempest, Tirzah, Coby Sey, Joe Armon-jones, Léa Sen, Eska Confucius Mc, Leilah, James Massiah, Lil Silva and John Glacier.
Other highlights include; Kayo Chingonyi hosting his new collection of poetry; Jordan Stephens in conversation with Lyrix Organix in a live podcast recording, VERSES with their unpredictable, heartfelt and hilarious spoken-word night; Sophia Thakur and #Merky Books Editor, Lemara Lindsay-Prince hosting an insightful conversation about their careers; Scottish Poet Ellen Renton will showcase ‘Within Sight’ and Cave Live Lounge will be presenting some of London’s most soulful and exciting Muslim artists.
When: 1st-18th June
Where: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 8EH
Tickets available here