Safe Ground - Using drama to educate prisoners and young people at risk in the community


GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People the end-of-project performance event for the GROUNDation Poetry Project is to be held in HMP Wandsworth’s Visits Hall on Wednesday 4th March. It will bring together all the participants from the prison and the community in a creative exchange of ideas. In addition, there will be thrilling performances by spoken word poets, Joelle Taylor and Kayo Chingonyi.

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