Moving Voices returns on Friday 31 March with a special event for Transgender Day of Visibility with three guest performers as well as an open mic.
Moving Voices is Southampton’s longest running open mic, for poetry, song, storytelling and all things spoken word. Featuring monthly special guests and loyal regulars alongside total newcomers, this evening never fails to inspire and uplift with voices that will move you to tears and laughter.
Open mic’ers are asked to keep performances to about 5 minutes or less so that everyone gets a chance to perform. Depending on numbers, you may be able to have another slot in the second half.
Hosted by RKP
Performers, please arrive between 7 & 7.30pm so that you can sign up.
You can also watch online from home, online tickets are pay-as-you-feel.
About our special guests
Joey White (Cuppajoey) (he/him)
Joey White, better known as CuppaJoey (@thecuppajoey) is a social media comedian and transgender rights activist with a following of 56k.
Nic Beck (she/they)
Nic’s performances combine humour and vulnerability, anger and sassiness, with themes from the political to the personal. She is a vocal campaigner for the rights of all, whatever gender, species, or planet of origin, and believes fervently in the power of all art as a way to unify and build community.
V Marston (they/them)
They thought they had escaped when they resigned from their job here, but we’ve enticed them back for the evening! V is a poet, artist and activist based in Bournemouth whose work centres around their identity and experiences as a disabled trans person.
About our host – RKP (they/them)
RKP a daring poet who doesn’t shy away from exposing their words and nerves on stage.