One Day in the City 2014 News

London Liming

10 June 2014

London Liming: Where Spoken Word Meets Carnival

London Liming

South Cloisters: 15:00-16:30

London Liming offers a Caribbean carnival sensibility and is inspired by the Trinidadian tradition of liming. Come and hang out in the South Cloisters, socialise and experience the best in spoken word, fused with music & performance. The show will present poetry, prose and commentary from Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry Award recipient JOHN AGARD, comedian PRINCE ABDI, novelist NICK BARLAY, poets TIM CLARE and BRIDGET MINAMORE, rising star SOPHIE ROBINSKI, music and speech by MELANIE ABRAHAMS and JAMES INGHAM, and Brazilian, Soca, Reggae and summer party tunes by DJ: JAMIE RENTON.

Listen to John Agard explain the term "LIMING", in a YouTube video.