On Saturday 3 July at the Arc Arts Centre in Stockton-on-Tees, young people from across the North East came together for a day of performances, workshops and the North East WORDCUP final. The venue was literally buzzing with yellow t-shirts and poetic energy. Here are some images and thoughts from the day…
‘The best thing was working with Jeff and training. I have learned to organise my lyrics’ – Student
What was the best thing about WORDCUP2010?
‘The workshops. I met new people and had lots of fun playing the games’ – Student
What have you learnt during the project?
‘That there are different ways to deal with stress and emotions and anything is possible’ – Student
Three words to describe WORDCUP2010: ‘Fun, Exciting, Nervous’ – Student
What would you change about WORDCUP2010?
‘Make the workshops longer’ – Student
How would you describe WORDCUP2010?
‘Spontaneous’ ‘Mind-Blowing’ ‘Awesome’ ‘Legend’ – Students’ responses