Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho

Date: Friday 17 June 2022
Time: 10.00am
Venue: Wandsworth Civic Suite, Wandsworth SW18 2PU
Suitability: Years 3 - 6

Inspire your young poets with this rip-roaring adventure into the world of poems, and how to perform them, with Children’s Poetry Prize winner and performer Joseph Coelho. Joe shares his top tips for making fantastic use of your voice, your actions, your acting skills and your friends to create poems worthy of any stage.

Joseph Coelho is a performance poet and playwright who grew up in Roehampton and is probably best known from his appearances as CBeebie’s RhymeRocket. Joe’s debut children’s collection Werewolf Club Rules won the Children’s Poetry Prize in 2015 and his follow up anthology Overheard in a Tower in a Tower Block was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. His debut picture book, Luna Loves Library Day, was voted one of the UK”s favourite picture books in a survey for World Book Day. He’s also written plays for the Polka Theatre, the Lyric Hammersmith and the Unicorn Theatre, and is the presenter of BBC’s Teach Poetry as well as featuring in Discovery ED UK’s Poetry Curriculum.

Suitable for years: 3 – 6
Duration: 1 hour     
Booklist: Poems Aloud  
Venue details:
Wandsworth Civic Suite

Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth SW18 2PU

Accessibility information:

This venue is fully accessible and has disabled toilets available.

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