Wednesday WORD!s with Bobba Cass

  • This PAST event happened on: Wed, Sep 7, 2022

  • Venue:Online
  • Time:10.30am
  • Cost:Free

  • This week's Wednesday WORD!s will run from 10.30-12pm and be led by poet and performer, Bobba Cass. To get involved email [email protected] and we'll say hello and send you a free login.

    Sessions are run on an inclusive basis. Please get in touch if you have any access needs.

    About the Facilitator:

    Bobba Cass is a grey poet and gay grandad. He promoted Pinggg...K!, a little sister to WORD, celebrating metrosexual open mic poetry for ten years. He is author of animal fables for children in the series from Gramps with Love. Three semi-autobiographical novels, House on Thirty-Third Street, Ready or Not! and Nigeria! Nigeria! follow his early life growing up in Seattle, USA and culminating in being evacuated from Biafra in Nigeria in 1967. A series of limited edition poetry collections include four and twenty, fourteen, Leicester Skies and naked.

    Bobba will also be performing as one of our WORD! Pride Special, booked acts on September 22nd at Attenborough Arts, Leicester.


    About Wednesday WORD!s Wednesday WORD!s is a weekly online workshop, open to all and running every Wednesday, 10.30-12pm. Curated by Creative Director, Lydia Towsey, sessions are facilitated in collaboration with a range of regular and/or guest writers and aim to support the health, wellbeing, community, artistic and holistic development of participating writers.

    Previous and current guests have included: Rob Gee, Mellow Baku, Panya Banjoko, George Szirtes, Marvin Thompson, Rishi Dastidar and Leo Boix, amongst other facilitating artists.Wednesday WORD!s are currently enabled with the support of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. With thanks to our partners at BrightSparks Arts for Zoom platform hosting.