CRIPtic x Lewisham Borough of Culture

Alt text: Event flyer: an orange strip against a black background features the words 'CRIPtic x Lewisham Microfestival, Workshops 10-6pm | Performances 7.30-9pm £0 / BSL Interpreted'. Beneath this are portrait images of 5 performers, Daniel Sluman, Antonia King, MC Geezer, Grace McKenzie Parker and Miss Jacqui.

CRIPtic x Lewisham Borough of Culture


CRIPtic x Lewisham Micro-Festival is bursting onto the scene on 16th July, with a day of workshops and performances celebrating the explosive talent of deaf and disabled people in the borough. 

Running as part of Lewisham Borough of Culture 2022, over the day you can dive into workshops brimming with creativity and learn to scratch records from found materials, create poetry and turn recycling into craft.

As the sun sets, we’ve got an incredible lineup of performances from poet Daniel Sluman (recently shortlisted for TS Eliot Prize), singer-songwriter and poet Miss Jacqui (Roundhouse, Southbank, Theatre Royal Stratford East), singer-songwriter Grace Mackenzie Parker, poet Antonia Jade King, and Deaf Sign-Song Rapper and member of Deaf Rave, MC Geezer.

Creative Team

Image: Jamie Hale, a white person with red hair and beard looks directly towards the camera with a confident smile. They sit in their electric wheelchair in front of vivid red/orange photographers banner, wearing black jeans, a ribbed black turtleneck and a silver floral blazer. A shock of bright pink and orange eyeshadow brings out their green eyes.

Jamie Hale

Black & White headshot of Caitlin Richards. Caitlin is a white woman with long brown hair and hazel eyes. She looks softly towards the camera. She is wearing a black jumper and small gold hoops. Behind her is a brick wall.

Caitlin Richards


Daniel Sluman

Poet & Workshop Host
Jacqui is a black woman with black and slightly grey waist-length twists, She is wearing a vertically striped shirt. She is sitting in her powered wheelchair sideways facing, Jacqui staring straight into the camera with a curious look on her face. The background is greenery not in focus.

Miss Jacqui

Singer, Songwriter & Poet

MC Geezer

Deaf Sign Song Rapper

Antonia Jade King


Grace Mackenzie Parker

Performer – Singer
A headshot of Phoebe Kaniewska

Phoebe Kaniewska

Workshop Host

Megan Steinberg

Workshop Host
A Headshot of Emily Brenchi

Emily Brenchi

Workshop Host

Rona Topaz

Workshop Host

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