POETRY & JAZZ CAFÉ WITH GRACE NICHOLS AND JOHN AGARD

Internationally acclaimed poets Grace Nichols and John Agard, winners of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, team up with star jazzers Julian Stringle and Dominic Ashworth to entertain and inspire. Grace and John will read from their multi-award winning collections. Enjoy a delightful mix of words and top-class jazz.

Grace Nichols and John Agard are two of the UK’s most distinguished poets, regularly reading to audiences across the country. Their works figure as examination set texts and students respond with enthusiasm to their performances at large scale poetry tours. Grace’s Hurricane Hits England and John’s Half-Caste are among the most iconic poems of our times.

Supporting the poets are the national prize-winning jazz musicians Julian Stringle (clarinet, sax, vocals) and Dominic Ashworth (guitar), forming the acclaimed Dream Duo.

All in all, the Poetry & Jazz Cafe brings world-class entertainment to Chichester – not to be missed.

Grace Nichols image credit: Mike Park