Confessions at the Tower

Adult storytelling performances inspired by the Tower of London

Adult storytelling performances inspired by the Tower of London

Inua Ellams, the Tower of London's Poet in Residence for 2018, poses at the Tower for the Confessions at the Tower series.

A new series of poetry, spoken word and performance events, mixing re-imagined historic records with real confessions from some of the country's most exciting contemporary poets, storytellers and performers.

Male participant from the Nightwatchers experience walking through the Tower of London at night
Events

Hear how Colonel Blood attempted to steal the Crown Jewels in an evening of live storytelling.

27 September 2018

Tower of London

19:15-20:45

Inua Ellams, the Tower of London's Poet in Residence

Inua Ellams, the Tower of London's Poet in Residence for 2018, poses at the Tower for the Confessions at the Tower series.

Inua Ellams is an internationally touring poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist & designer. He is an ambassador for the Ministry of Stories and has published four books of poetry: ‘Candy Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars’, ‘Thirteen Fairy Negro Tales’ 'The Wire-Headed Heathen' and '#Afterhours'.

His first play ‘The 14th Tale’ was awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival and his fourth ‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ sold out both runs at England’s National Theatre.