SIRENS at wAteR-climaTe Festival

Fri 5 Nov 2021, 8pm
An evening of poetry, music and comedy
Lighthouse, Poole | Sherling Studio

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SIRENS (left to right) Pete Yelding, Pete (The Temp) Bearder, Hal Kelly, Shagufta K Iqbal, Chris White and Liv Torc

An evening of poetry, music and comedy

Friday 5 November 2021, 8pm
Lighthouse, Poole | Sherling Studio
Tickets: £12.25 / £10.25 + booking fee
Run time: 90 minutes including a 20 minute interval

SIRENS brings together a group of award-winning performers to creatively re-imagine the climate and environmental crisis. Spoken word artists Chris White, Liv Torc, Peter Bearder and Shagufta K Iqbal are joined by musicians Hal Kelly and Pete Yelding, for this extraordinary show which inspires a cultural revival on climate activism. Weaving together work commissioned during the 2020 lockdown, the show is a poetic and musical exploration on themes of climate change in the time of Covid19. 

Through poetry, humour, music and storytelling, these exceptional artists explore their own creative perspectives on this global challenge, each bringing a fresh and exciting offering. In a show that is both vital and timely, expect diverse moments of joy, activism, shock, hope and community spirit, all wrapped up in a lively and moving performance experience.


Tickets £12.25 | Concessions £10.25 + booking fee
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Sherling Studio
Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre For The Arts
21 Kingland Road
Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG
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“I found it absolutely mesmerising, atmospheric and enchanting. I haven’t seen a performance like this for many many years and I am excited that Sirens are bringing back complex spoken word experiences to audiences.”

Lucy English, Co-Director of Liberated Words and Lyra Bristol Poetry Festival

“There was truly something for everyone. Totally impressed and moved.”

Danny Pandolfi, Founder/Director of Raise the Bar

Commissioned and produced by Cape Farewell and supported by the Cultural Recovery Fund. Part of Cape Farewell’s SIRENS programme.

Part of Cape Farewell’s wAteR-climaTe festival at Lighthouse, Poole, 3–10 Nov 2021. An inspiring and provocative climate and art festival featuring new visual art, film, spoken word, music, poetry and debate. Bringing current climate science to life with simplicity and directness. Find out more

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

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