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Welcome to www.deadpoetry.co.uk, a website dedicated to the poetry and lyrics of Mark Grist and MC Mixy, Peterborough based writers and performers known together as ‘Dead Poets.’

Since forming in 2008, Mark and Mixy have been challenging the preconceptions of poetry and hiphop across the country. As ‘Dead Poets,’ they have performed in venues ranging from nightclubs to secondary schools; from festivals to formal dinners. They appeared on Radio 6 Live with Steve Merchant and have recently been on a National tour with Phrased and Confused.

‘Dead Poets’ now have an extended show with the help of Arts Council funding. The new show is gearing up for another tour, and they are currently taking bookings for hiphop and/or poetry gigs.

Why not click on Mark and Mixy’s silhouettes above to find out more?

Latest Blog

The Festival season

Hi guys, it's been a pretty hectic few months. Mixy and I are working on the new Dead Poets show, we've been touring all over the place and I've been doing various TV projects, which should be aired in the Autumn. At the moment we're trying to tidy this site up ready for the Summer. I'm very aware that we've been a little slack on the updates and we're going to get this sorted over the coming fortnight. If you have a glance at our 'shows' tab, you'll see we're getting things fixed up. 

 

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