Inspiration for writing a poem can come at the most unexpected times, from the most unusual places and sometimes the most ordinary – at any moment, inspiration can strike!

Join acclaimed poet, Paul Lyalls, as he fuses storytelling and poetry for an exciting and humorous interactive poetry event in which he recounts the times A Funny Thing Happened. You may even be inspired to create your own poem, too!

About The Host

Paul Lyalls

Paul Lyall was Poet in residence for the Roald Dahl Museum 2013/2014 and star of CBBC’s ‘Big Slam Poetry House’. His latest children’s collection A funny Thing Happened includes an introduction by Michael Rosen. Paul was one of the London 2012 Olympic ‘Shake the Dust’ Poets and 2012 ‘Smile London’ Poets.