A bit of blurb...
Hailing from the UK, i.e. Brixton, South London, Errol McGlashan, aka Uncle Errol, is a live-wire multiple Slam-winning Spoken Word Artist and has has been ripping up numerous stages at venues across London since 2011 with his rhythmical poetic verses.
In 2018 he was granted Flo Poet status by the Floacist ie International recording artist Natalie Stewart of Floetry. and was the opening act for one of her shows. He has also recently been voted as Best Spoken Word Artist of 2019 by the general public for The Poetry Awards. He has done dabbled plenty in acting on Stage, Screen, and Community Theatre settings, and also acting in and having his poetry featured in two feature-length movies... The Forgotten Man Directed by Arran Shearing and Here For Life directed by Andrea Luke Zimmerman and Adrian Jackson.
A sought after event host, workshop facilitator and event organiser, he is also the creator of Word On The Kerb (a mobile Open Mic, providing a platform at busy public places for spontaneous creative expressions from random members of the public).
2020 will see Uncle Errol collaborating with other artists and organisations to do more work in the community.....
As a Forum Theatre practitioner, he has written a play about relationship conflict (You Know I Love You Yeah?!) and is looking to do a Hostel Tour with this. Forum Theatre is a particular style of theatre where the audience is actually invited to help deal with the issues raised in the play by suggesting or acting out ideas to afford a better outcome for the main protagonist.
Running Creative Writing and Performing Workshops in Prisons and Community Settings, for those who have got into trouble with the CJS, exploring Poetry, Peace and personal development.
Taking Word On The Kerb onto some of the UK's Social Housing Estates in order to run workshops, and stage outdoor events i.e. talent shows, open mics, feature performances for the people by the people with the people.