Seth Hampshire

I’m a beat poet, well that’s one defenition.

When I was at university I quietly started writing poetry, but always for myself. For one of my project I was meant to hand in a book with images and text in but instead I handed in a book with a CD in the cover. The photographs in the book illustrated many of the points I talked about in the poem, I expected to fail, but everybody loved it.

A bit down the line I was introduced to Chris Hines who started Surfers Against Sewage and he got me my first gig at Global Cornwall in 2011.

Most recently I have been working with Knee High Theater  connections project.

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