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Workshop – Write + Perform Your Own Rap (Ages 13-16)

Sat 25 Mar, 3:30 pm5:00 pm

About the event

Kirklees Year of Music 2023 and HLF present: a workshop for young people age 13-16 who want to learn how to write and perform raps. Join world championship winning rapper and poet Rob Bradley and come and spit your bars.

The workshop will be an engaging mix of games, writing challenges and performance. Full of music, words and creativity, it is designed to help young people engage with a new form of writing, explore creative ideas and experiment with performance.

Participants can choose whether or not they wish to be accompanied by an adult, however, only the participant is required to book a place.

Note: our workshop tutor Rob Bradley is DBS checked.

Limited places – early booking recommended.

Rob Bradley is the Lead Facilitator and Artist at The Rap School ( He uses rap and spoken word poetry as an alternative way to teach literacy, poetic techniques and vocabulary, through creative writing and performance.

“​Not only was it truly inspiring musically but they were improving their vocabulary and they didn’t even know it. Thank you!” Rebecca Thomson, English Coordinator, Copenhagen Primary, London

“​Utterly won over Y9 and especially Y10. His work with our most challenging and disaffected boys was amazing.” Sarah Rance, Year 9 Teacher, Christ The King, Isle of Wight


Event Date: Saturday 25 March

Time: 3.30pm-5pm

Venue: TEN Queen Street, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen Street HD1 2SP

Tickets: £3 (booking required)

Age guidance: 13-16 (participants may be accompanied by an adult but not essential)

Access Guide:

Access and Covid safety measures: if you have specific access needs or queries and/or prefer to be seated away from other audience members as a Covid safety measure, please contact our Admin at: [email protected] with your request.


Proof of age and/or disability must be shown with your ticket at the event.

You may be refused entry if you do not provide tickets and proof required on entry to the event.

We cannot be held responsible for the facilities provided by the venue.

Participants must be accompanied by an adult, however, only the participant is required to book a place.

Limited Places – Booking is essential.

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Sat 25 Mar
3:30 pm–5:00 pm
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Lawrence Batley Theatre
Queen Street
Huddersfield, England HD1 2SP United Kingdom
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