Story Street is part of the Cally Festival, a huge one-day street party on the Caledonian Road. Presented by Word Festival’s very own poet-in-residence Paul Lyalls Story Street will see storytelling, poetry, rap, spoken word and readings with performances from local people and well-known poets and storytellers – including Thornhill, Copenhagen and St. Andrew’s C of E Primary School poets, Joshua Seigal and more. Come and pull up a hay bale and enjoy the show.
.. and don’t miss #living lyrics performance from Key Changes – commissioned by Word2016 to engage young people using mental health services in a programme of songwriting, recording sessions and performances. Working collaboratively with music industry professionals and peer mentors the group has developed a thrilling set of lyrical themes with a particular emphasis on exploring mental health and wellbeing in the context of the issues and causes within their community. This performance will feature an energizing and inspiring selection of work from group members and Key Changes service users.