A M E L I A    POAMZ

CREATIVE AND ACTIVIST

ABOUT ME

Hello! I am a spoken word artist, actress, radio presenter, host and activist, born and bred in east London. I have been performing poetry since 2017 but I have a background in performing arts.  I love everything creative but especially creativity combined with positive, important messages. 

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POETRY 

Poetry is an incredible artform that can help express difficult issues for both the poet and the audience. I took to poetry four years ago to use the negative emotions I had and turn into something productive and positive. I believe poetry is a great gateway into difficult subjects and enables important conversations to be had. I use poetry as a tool to speak on personal and social issues, promoting the strength in vulnerability. I write honestly and explicitly about my life experiences.  I have been privileged to have performed in the House of Commons, Festivals, Battersea Arts Centre, The Hospital Club, Bernie Grant Arts Centre and have been commissioned by the BBC. 

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RADIO

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I was named BBC Radio London's New Voice in January 2020. You can here me on BBC Radio London every Thursday, 8pm - 10pm Hosting The Scene. 

My show is full of The Arts, Insightful Conversations and Bangers!

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COMMUNITY

Community is incredibly important to me. I have been invited into schools to speak about women empowerment, self love and other difficult issues. I have worked in my local hub for the Housing Charity, Shelter and most recently worked as Community Engagement Officer on London Borough of Barking and Dagenham's Domestic Abuse Commission

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CONTACT

 

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Please feel free to contact me regarding events, workshops, collaborations and all other enquiries. Even if you just want to say hi.