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In Conversation with Lemn Sissay

Metronome

Lemn Sissay
Literature

Lemn Sissay will be reading from his Sunday Times bestselling memoir, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness and in doing so exploring the institutional care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

Event details

My Name is Why: In Conversation with Lemn Sissay

This is Lemn’s life story: a story of neglect and determination, misfortune and hope, cruelty and triumph.

Lemn Sissay will be reading from his Sunday Times bestselling memoir, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness, and in doing so exploring the institutional care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

Infused with all the lyricism and power you would expect from one of the nation’s best-loved poets, this moving, frank and timely event is the result of a life spent asking questions, and a celebration of the redemptive power of creativity.

Visit the Metronome website to find out more and click here to book tickets.

TICKETS: £17.50

ACCESS:

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If you have any particular requirements or queries, please email access@metronome.uk.com ahead of the event.

Location details

Address:

Metronome
Huntingdon Street
Nottingham
NG1 1AP

Parking:

The nearest car park is just behind Metronome, on Brook Street. The sat nav postcode is: NG1 1EA (view on Google maps here), you’re looking out for the Nottingham Arena (Brook St) car park, open 24/7.

Travel Info:

The nearest tram stop is at the Lace Market, a 5 – 10 minute walk from the venue. Nottingham has Park & Ride car parks situated just outside the city, with a regular tram service running throughout the week. Go to thetram.net to plan your journey.

For buses take your pick! Visit the Nottingham City Transport website to plan your route. Numerous services stop just outside the venue.

Nottingham Station is the nearest train station and a short taxi ride, or 20 – 25 minute walk, from Metronome. You’ll find plenty of taxis outside the station, or use your Uber app.

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