Shut The Duck Up

Date: 13 Oct 2023
Location: The Old Electric
spoken word

Shut The Duck Up is a spoken word show like no other. Sticking two fingers up to convention you can expect funny, political, emotional and controversial poetry and prose. Hosted by renowned Wordsmith Colin Davies, Shut The Duck Up Presents a plethora of local talent including published poets: Ashley Lister, Jim Lettice and Jessica Lyon-Wall. And introducing up and coming local talents Elaine Ridgway and Dani Hollamby. Shut The Duck Up is not for the easily offended. After the show, there will be a meet and greet with the performers.

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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.