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Matt Abbott's 'Two Little Ducks'

Fri, 15th Mar - 7.30pm

Ticket Info: Standard - £6.00


It’s toured the UK to five-star reviews, now Matt Abbott’s Two Little Ducks can be seen in Marsden for one night only, Friday 15th March

A powerful, personal and political spoken word show from one of poetry’s rising stars, channelling the human side of politics to look at national identity, preconceptions, class and anti-establishment anger. Poetic flair and storytelling, with a unique insight into the summer that changed everything.

Matt Abbott was volunteering at the Calais Jungle refugee camp when his native Wakefield voted 66% Leave. Why did so many working-class communities like his support Brexit so strongly? How can the UK ignore a humanitarian crisis just 22 miles from Dover? And does anything ever actually change for people like Maria?

“An artist with something to say, who knows how to say it” The Scotsman

“Classy; he talks politics from the heart & with humour” The Morning Star

Rated as ‘Highly Recommended’ by FringeReview

Doors open at 19.00, the talk will be from 19.30-20.30, followed by a Q&A session.

We are operating a guest list for this - you can buy your place online, or in person at Marsden Library.

Brought to you by Marsden the Poetry Village which aims to bring more people to poetry, to find their voice and share their interests with like-minded others, helping to maintain Marsden’s rich cultural and artistic heritage. With thanks to the Friends of Marsden Library and Marsden Mechanics for their help and support.

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