Participants: Homeless people and those at risk of social exclusion (Street Football Swansea (SFS) and Gwalia)
Lead artist: Frank Thomas
Location: Swansea and Newport
Further info: Poet Frank Thomas delivered a series of Spoken Word poetry workshops with those at risk of social exclusion and those who have experienced homelessness in the Swansea and Newport areas. The project was in co-operation with Street Football Swansea (SFS) and Gwalia. A final showcase event celebrated the participants’ achievements.
About Frank Thomas: “Long haired, beardy and slightly dishevelled” Frank Thomas is a spoken word artist and performer based in South Wales who doesn’t look like he should be able to “hold the audience hostage with his charismatic ramblings”. He also makes snake anti-venom to pay the bills (in a pharmaceutical lab, not his kitchen).