Linton Kwesi Johnson to headlineTUC Rhyme, Rhyth & Reason night

Linton Kwesi Johnson to headlineTUC Rhyme, Rhyth & Reason night

Philosophy Football have brought together a spell-binding line-up for the TUC to mix ideas and entertainment around the theme of ‘Rhyme, Rhythm & Reason.’ . Headlining will be the legendary Linton Kwesi Johnson, making a rare London appearance. Linton will be showcasing his work of dissenting poetry, with fellow dub poet, the incomparable Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze.

As always we seek to include the best of a new generation of young performers and this time we have one of the finest, performance poet and author Laura Dockrill, see

And opening the night, Congolese band, The Zong Zing All Stars.

Combining the rhyme and the rhythm with some reason will be TUC Deputy General Secretary Frances O’ Grady, Paul Mason author of Meltdown : The End of the Age of Greed. Detailing the changing contours of class will be Lynsey Hanley, journalist and author of the wonderful Estates : An Intimate History while geographer Doreen Massey maps the impact of gobalisation on traditional trade union demands. Its a mix which designed to inspire, inform and entertain.

Wednesday 7 October, advance booking is strongly advised. At TUC Congress Centre. 23-28 Great Russell Street, London WC1.

Organised by Philosophy Football in association with the TUC ‘Rhyme, Rhythm & Reason’ is part of the international trade union movement’s ‘World Day For Decent Work’ see

Tickets just £9.99 (redeemable as a £5 discount off Philosophy Football T-shirts on the night)

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