Our activities in March finished with Poetic Insight on March 26th, focusing on the theme of Respect. A word so powerful was bound to lead to a variety of interpretations of the word, which was the case, making it a very interesting night. Our founder, Shaniqua, opened the event with a powerful poem about women, … Continue reading All About Respect at Poetic Insight
It was time to celebrate 3 years of Young People Insight on January 15th, looking back on how the platform had come into being and all the memories shared. It was a special night in a room filled with warmth and love. Although The Kickback and Poetic Insight were not combining for the first time, … Continue reading Celebrating 3 Years of Young People Insight
Happy New Year beautiful people! I hope you had a lovely break and lots of fun over the holiday season. Are you ready for another year of Young People Insight events? I intend for this year to be bigger and better than ever for YPI, with new things happening and positive changes being made. I … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in January?
It was our final event of the year on December 18th, as we came together in Urban XChange Bar & Grill to look back at 2018, and make plans for moving forward in 2019. As it was the final event of the year, we of course had poetry and spoken word as well, bringing The … Continue reading Looking Back on 2018 as we Move Forward to 2019
We were back on our Black Ish at Poetic Insight on October 30th, to mark Black History Month. This was one of my favourite editions of Poetic Insight last year, and this year was no different. It was a brilliant way to bring Poetic Insight back after the break. First onstage was the amazing Zhanai, … Continue reading Back on Our Black Ish at Poetic Insight
There was a double dose of Poetic Insight in July, as our regular monthly night took place on July 31st after coming to Thornton Heath Arts Week (THAW) for the first time two weeks prior. I love poetry, so it was great to have two poetry events to see out Young People Insight's activities before … Continue reading Pure Fire from Young Talent at Poetic Insight
Poetic Insight came to Thornton Heath for the first time on July 17th, as part of Thornton Heath Arts Week. I was really excited for this event, not only because Poetic Insight was branching out, but because it was coming to the place I call home. I can proudly say that I am born, raised … Continue reading Poetic Insight Comes to Thornton Heath Arts Week