Alice & Marek are Words2Music: a unique blend of performance poetry and live ambient music to accompany the mood of the words. Powerful, reflective and some funny ones too!
Words2Music started by doing an event for a Ukraine disabled children’s charity (Bright Kids) and perform at theatres, galleries, arts centres. Published by Macmillan Charity.
Alice and Marek: backgrounds in stand-up comedy: Alice (East 15 Acting School) Winner ITV’s Take the Mic, Harry Hill MC, Ruby Wax Show BBC1. Published poet, most recently Funny and Uplifting Tales available on Amazon and Waterstones. Marek, joint runner up at the BBC comedy awards with Russell Howard, has performed in many bands. Alice and Marek also professional care home entertainers.
Words2Music perform poetry and music at UK cabaret venues. Topics explored include mental health, hope, environment, war, ghosts, mindfulness, saucy humour, even Victorian prostitution. Each short poem starts with a little story to explain why the poem was written.
Venue Accessibility:Assistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair AccessibleAccessible ToiletAge suitability: 16+ (Restriction)Babes in Arms policy: Under 2's are not allowed at this event.Content Warnings: Strong Language References to Mental Illness References to Suicide/Self HarmAdditional Content Warning: One poem in the set has a small amount of metaphorical/theoretical reference to the consideration of suicide however no suicide takes place and the message of the poem is ultimately positive and uplifting. Likewise mental illness is also explored from a positive and empowering point of view. There is no strong language embedded in any of the poems but we have included this warning just in case the odd word slips out!