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Newcastle Improv Festival: Beats and Rhymes Workshop for adults (16+) with Ken Masters at The Stand Comedy Club


Knowledge Movement presents: Beats And Rhymes Society. Explore the art of rap with Ken Masters, an established Hip Hop educator versed in the way of the word! Learn to write and spit bars like a real Hip Hop emcee, taking part in activities aimed to inspire critical thinking and wordplay. Just bring bottled water along. Newcastle Improv Festival is very excited to have Ken with us!

Ken Masters' B.A.R.S sessions operate with a core ethos of creative learning, encouraging understanding of the fifth and most important element of Hip Hop culture – Knowledge. Having worked in Hip Hop community arts for over 20 years, Ken is a masterful community music practitioner with a long history of Hip Hop music performances and delivery, and a passion for creative expression, equality and inclusivity.

Suitable for young people aged 16+ and adults. (Under 16s are not allowed, there is a similar workshop for under 16s before this one. You might also be interested in the Break Dance Workshops taking place at the Stand on Wednesday 31st July.

Newcastle Improv Festival runs over 9-days from Saturday 27th July to Sunday 4th August. Huge amounts of fun to be had day-and-night for grown-ups and for kids. 30+ events of sheer, unalloyed pleasure and improvised uniqueness, from brilliant local and national artists, here to give you the best time. Improv comedy and theatre, music and dance, even film! Shows, workshops and activities take place at Alphabetti Theatre, The Cumberland Arms, The Stand Comedy Club, Seven Stories and Jurys Inn Newcastle. NiF is brought to you by the Suggestibles, who are celebrating their 15-year anniversary with a full-blown festival, and it's gonna be full of surprises!

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Full price is £10.50. We have a limited number of free bursary places available for young people ages 16-25 courtesy of City of Dreams



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