Guinness World Record Holding Beatboxer Testament leads an introduction to performing poetry with human beatbox.

Come prepared to get stuck in as he explores creating new pieces and turning poetry into rap, song and vocally produced beats.

Testament is an acclaimed rapper, spoken word artist, theatre-maker and beatboxer. His work has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and his acclaimed theatre show Blake Remixed was co-commissioned by West Yorkshire Playhouse and travelled to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year.

an entertaining fusion of hip-hop, rap and beatboxing that thrusts the Blake mythology into the 21st Century.

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Image © Matthew Tullet

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The Last Word Festival 2016

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