Where spoken word and music meets carnival
Featuring John Agard, Shivanee Ramlochan, Jacob Ross, Kei Miller, Hannah Lowe, Val Bloom, Kevin Le Gendre, Anita Sethi, Michael Brome, Tobago Crusoe, Celeste Ramos and guests.
Liming is a tradition of ‘hanging out’, pleasure-seeking and sensory experiences through social interaction and communication. Originating in Trinidad it is present throughout the Caribbean and beyond. At this special end-of-festival lime, John Agard, famed poet, playwright and Patron of Tilt performs poetry alongside guest poets, novelists, musicians and our house DJ who captures the spirit of the Caribbean through a mix of reggae, soca and dance tunes.
Join in, unwind, and go with the flow!
'They mash up Caribbean carnival sensibilities with dance music and poetry readings….creates a sense of involvement lacking at many literary events..' Danuta Kean on ‘Culture Clubs’
'The people that attend are often as interesting to watch as the acts up on stage. Liming never ceases to amaze, to inspire and to pull out of the hat the “something other”.' Literature Lounge
‘Spoken Word pioneers’ Channel 4
'An evening of verbal dexterity and good times…' Lindsay Johns, journalist
Part of London is the Place For Me
Festival curated by Melanie Abrahams. Produced by Renaissance One as part of The Independence Project.
Image: Maria Nunes Photography