1st July 4pm – 7pm Monday 1st July
Metal, St Peters Road, PE1 1YX JULY FREE – NO NEED TO BOOK
As part of Metal’s Pop up LGBTQIA+ Youth Café award-winning poet Dean Atta will be holding a FREE creative writing workshop around the theme of identity and inclusion. No experience necessary – just bring a notebook and pen!
Poet Dean Atta was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. He regularly performs across the UK and internationally and was previously
a judge of the 2018 BBC Young Writers’ Award. Following the youth café Dean will be reading an extract from his latest young adult novel in verse The Black Flamingo; a book he would have liked
to have read as a teenager coming to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen.
LGBTQIA+ Youth Café is a FREE pop up social group programmed by young people for teenagers. The café is open from 1st – 5th July, 4 – 7pm and will be safe and friendly space to get involved
in some fun activities across the week, make friends and discuss things that matter in a space you can be yourself!