Sara Hirsch is a London grown poet and spoken word educator currently on loan from New Zealand, where she is setting up a new poetry production company @MotifPoetry. She is a former UK Slam Champion, ranked third in the World Slam Championships in 2014 and won the European Slam in Madrid in 2016. She is a TEDx speaker, has performed at Glastonbury and live on the BBC and has toured extensively, both in the UK and Internationally. She is currently attempting to dismantle the patriarchy, one poem at a time.
Sara will headline the poetry section of our spoken word showcase on Saturday and will also host a fun-filled workshop for the whole family on Sunday called “Help create the Great Big Valley Fest Poem”.