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ARTS IN PRISONS: SERENDIPITY SESSION - AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORD AND SONG

Saturday 19 October: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Institute of Criminology, Lower Ground Common Room, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Please join us for this exceptional Serendipity Session: All participants have direct personal experience of the benefits creativity has brought them and their work in prison environments and for some, in their lives post release.

Compered by Preti Taneja, Author of award winning debut novel We That Are Young and Teacher of Writing Together in Prisons for Learning Together with Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

The Set includes, not in order of appearance:

Jamal Khan delivers creative workshops in Youth Offenders Institutes after having experienced the Criminal Justice System himself.

J.D. Magwitch, Life in Strangeways "E" young offender Wing aged 17 after leaving care to only end up on "E" Wing after 15 years of Solitary Confinement, this is only part of his story.

Dempsey, Writer, Four Decades to parole, Man on a journey

Lee, Writing was his door to the Arts

Voices from students of Writing Together, Isobel Brooks and Angus Jackson, Jesus College Cambridge

An exhibition of Works produced by participants of the activities and research discussed will be on display in the Institute of Criminology for the duration of the Festival of Ideas.

Booking Information

No need to book.

Accessibility

Full access

Additional Information

Age: 16+, Exhibition, Performance, Drop in, Donations Welcome, proceeds to support the work in Prison by Sing Inside

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