In response to Government guidance on Coronavirus, Eastside announces online celebration of ‘I know I wish I will’ with Digital Stage this World Poetry Day, Saturday 21st March 2020 to replace cancelled 25 hour West End Event.
New Digital Stage will broadcast 25 poems from young people online at Eastside and @EastsideLondon on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
• Help create a wave of poetry on social media this World Poetry Day by getting involved and liking, sharing, commenting, or posting your own spoken word poetry using hashtags #knowwishwill #worldpoetryday and tagging @EastsideLondon
• Digital stage replaces a 25-hour live spoken word poetry marathon due to run from 20th – 21st March at the Criterion Theatre, London
Head online from 11am on World Poetry Day, Saturday 21st March to see 20 young poets perform their spoken word poetry exploring the concept ‘I know I wish I will’.
By launching their Digital Stage for ‘I know I wish I will,’ Eastside aim to ensure that all of the creativity and hard work generated by the year-long poetry project will inspire and help us make sense of the challenges we face during this period in which everybody’s daily lives are disrupted.