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Bradford Team

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Writing for Wellbeing

WRITING FOR WELL-BEING

Poetry Workshops

Sharena Lee Satti: Delivered Writing for well-being sessions in schools across West Yorkshire. She was trained to deliver the sessions by Poetry Therapist and Councillor Charmaine Pollard. Working with the National Literacy Trust.

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TAPPAY TALES 2

Tappay Tales’ is a very unique project focusing on capturing and preserving old Pakistani folk songs. Sharena Lee Satti was commissioned by Abda Khan to write several pieces of poetry for the showcase of Rani and aur Amee.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Pro Gallery

NATIONAL POETRY DAY 2023

Facilitating Poetry Workshops for Authors Abroad at Bootham School In York

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Welcome
National Poetry Day
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THE LAUNCH OF SHARENA LEE SATTI'S NEW BOOK

With the Verve Poetry Press at Bradford Libraries

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Welcome
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SISTERHOOD FESTIVAL

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CELEBRATING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF OUR WEST YORKSHIRE YOUNG POET LAUREATES

Sharena Lee Satti: Project Manager at The National Literacy Trust

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Welcome
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CHILDREN'S POETRY SUMMIT

Sharena Lee Satti: Reflections on a Primary and Secondary Young Poet Laureate Programme

National Literacy Trust

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Headliner
Bradford Phab Club

PHAB COMMUNITY FESTIVAL 2023

Sharena Lee Satti was the Festival Organiser of Bradford Phab Club's first Community festival. It was a huge success.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Welcome
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𝒮𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽𝒽 𝐵𝑜𝑜𝓀 𝐿𝒶𝓊𝓃𝒸𝒽

October the 6th 2023

Sharena Lee Satti is extremely proud and excited to share her latest upcoming book launch. It will be held at City Library Bradford on the  6th of October on National Poetry Day.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

TAPPAY TALES AT PRESTON NORTH END F.C

Sharena Lee Satti Performed her commissioned poetry pieces as part of Tappay Tales, curated and directed by Abda Khan.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

BIG SCREEN POETRY SHOWCASE IN BRADFORD

A special showcase of Sharena Lee Satti's poetry performance was screened at Bradford City Park.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work
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BRITISH LIBRARY 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Libraries are extremely close to Sharena's heart. She was invited to the Anniversary celebrations in London.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

MAYA PRODUCTIONS ROUTES TO ROOTS

Sharena is currently facilitating a project with Maya Productions for the second year in collaboration with Women Zone and Artist Aamta Waheed

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

COMPASSIONATE SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL

Sharena Lee Satti delivered a healing poetry workshop as part of the Compassionate Sheffield festival & an evening of poetry in the community, talking about death, grief and loss.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

HARVEY NICHOLS POETRY PERFORMANCE

Sharena Lee Satti performed a poem at the launch of Yorkshire beauty's event at Harvey Nichols in Leeds, speaking about Identity, and being mixed race.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

END OF LIFE DOULA, POETRY WORKSHOP

Sharena Lee Satti delivered a poetry workshop in Manchester for the End of life Doula staff members. 

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work
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KNIFE ANGEL

Sharena Lee Satti was invited as one of the guest judges judging the Knife Angel art competition hosted by the Bradford Youth offenders’ team. Sharena performed a commissioned poetry piece called It’s not your friend. A poem about knife crime .

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

Poetry Slam with Authors abroad

Judging for Author's Abroad Poetry Slam

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INSPIRATIONAL TALKS

March 24th, 2023

Sharena Lee Satti loves delivering talks in schools, sharing her life experiences and poetic journey.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

PERFORMING FOR CHANCELLOR ANITA RANI'S INSTALLATION

March the 6th 2023

Sharena Lee Satti was invited by Bradford University to perform at their VIP event for Anita Rani.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work
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BLUR THE LINES

Sharena Lee Satti performing at Leeds Library as part of Blur the Lines.

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WEST YORKSHIRE POETRY WEEK

Sharena Lee Satti, Project Manager at the National Literacy Trust.
Helped to deliver alongside National Literacy Trust. West Yorkshire's first-ever poetry week which will see the first-ever West Yorkshire poet Laureate appointed.

WEST YORKSHIRE POETRY WEEK

March 20th - 24th

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Work

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY  2023

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NEW BOOK SHHHHHHH

Release Date October 2023

Today marks an incredible day for Sharena. For over a year, she has been working on her second poetry collection. She was funded by Ace to help support her in developing her collection. Giving her the time to invest in her own creative practice, and that's the thing with learning you do.

The ideas that you started with become the spark to inspire what is to come. It doesn't necessarily mean it will be the outcome.

Her second collection is called 𝑺𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉𝒉
It's inspired by her own life and the experiences she never got to speak about. That feeling of being shushed, silenced. Which inspired her to write about women and their experiences of being silenced, too. Using her book as voice for women to amplify women's voices to say "You will be heard" and no longer silenced.

There are many layers to this book, from silence to roaring to SHE part 2. She can't wait to share. It's not been an easy writing. It's challenged her in ways she never knew writing could. It helped her to understand herself better, to look at herself deeper, develop her writing in a way she feels voices her poetry at a much deeper level.  The release date is in October,  but for now, she is pleased to share her beautiful book cover and the art work so beautifully created by Artist Marcela Diaz 

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work
Work, Projects, Collaborations : Latest Work

HOW POETRY CHANGED MY LIFE

Poetry means everything to me. One of my missions in life is to encourage poetry to be taught everywhere, from classrooms and universities, to our local parks and communities.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Text
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FACILITATING POETRY WORKSHOPS FOR ARTICHOKE - PROJECT "HERD"

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Artichoke Workshop"Herd"

BRADFORD FOOD STORIES 

Sharena Lee Satti & Abda Khan Project directors and creators of Bradford food stories. Delivered  and facilitated poetry workshops and creative writing based on Bradfords food heritage and cultural history. The project ended with a special guest conversations from Waqar Mughal and Irene Lofthouse. Also incredible peformances from our participants who took part in the workshops. The project was funded by Bradford Council.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Bradford Food Stories
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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Can you see "Poem"

DYING MATTERS PROJECT

Sharena lee Satti has been working with Dying matters, Dr Jamilla, Hospice Uk and Women zone. Facilitating and delivering creative writing  workshops exploring  Pakistani women's experiences of death and grief and the end of life, through poetry and creativity.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Dying matters project
Work, Projects, Collaborations : Art as communication
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INSPIRED NEIGHBOURHOODS POETRY WORKSHOP

Poetry Workshops sessions, for both women and men working with Inspired Neighbourhoods Bradford

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Inspiring neighbourhood workshop
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Sharena Lee Satti is extremely proud and excited to share their latest work Light of the Lanterns. A project that took place over six weeks working with Maya Productions, Women Zone and Kala Sangam and Co-facilitator Aamta Waheed. The project was inspired by "Benny and the Grey cats" themes on Migration and Journeys. 
 

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Light of the Lanterns with Maya Productions
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Sangam Festival 2022

Sangam Festival 2022, Sharena Lee Satti hosted a beautiful event as part of the Sangam Festival and is involved in other creative led workshops and online mics as part of this year's incredible festival.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Sangam Festival 2022
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Boy 87 Project

Sharena Lee Satti was invited as a guest poet to perform her work as part of the Boy87 project. Performing collectively with over 2000 students her poem "We all belong somewhere" 

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Boy 87
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HOSTING EVENTS

Sharena Lee Satti is extremely proud of Sisterhood event that she created and runs every month at Bradford Libraries with the support of Bradford Libraries.
Creating space for women, bringing women together. Giving them a platform to share their voices, to be seen, to be heard. In a safe, supportive, engaging environment.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Sisterhood
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LITTLE AMAL'S VISIT

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Little Amals visit to Bradford

QUIET COMPERE

Sharena Lee Satti was selected as one of 7 poets to perform as part of the Quiet Compere tour In Bradford and the UK

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Sharena Lee Satti delivers inspirational talks, based on her own life experiences and how she overcame the situations she faced in her life. 
These talks prove to be inspirational and uplifting as well as engaging and encouraging to the audience. 
Her empathic approach and genuine nature has led her to deliver speeches and talks up and down the country. 
Which inspire and promote positivity, creativity and better mental well-being.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Delivering talks & inspirational speeches

IWD SPEECH GIVEN AT VERALUM SCHOOL 

Check out the latest work by Sharena Lee Satti. Delivering IWD speech to an all boys school, sharing her message of why its important for them to be conscious of their actions as young males that will one day become adults.

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Sharena Lee Satti collaborated with Abda Khan on a project that lasted  a few months starting in 2021.The project entitled ‘Jumping the Middings’, was delivered online, through a series of creative writing and poetry workshops to participants in order to explore and preserve their memories of growing in Bradford in the 1970’s, in the form of creative writing and poems. The participants work was then showcased online and at a in person event. Held at Kala Sangam.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Jumping The Middings
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WORKSHOPS

Welcome to the official website of Sharena Lee Satti. As a prolific Poet, their mission in life is to tell poetic stories of all kinds and to share her love of poetry. She has lead many  workshops in Schools and at events encouraging and supporting people to express their truth and creativity through this expressive art.


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Sharena Lee Satti was invited to contribute her voice to this incredible book "AMPlify"  She is really pleased to have made a small contribution to this incredible book. Contributing to the part  of Arts and Health in Westyorkshire. Which is incredibly important to her. As an artist, a poet and experiencing first hand at how art can really have a positive impact on ones health. 
She really enjoyed being part of these conversations and looks forward to contributing and collaborating on more artist led  projects that promote and aid in positive health and well-being.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Arts & Health
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POETRY ON THE PARK BENCH

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Poetry on outside spaces

SPOKEN WORD IN SCHOOLS

February 7th 2022

Sharena Lee Satti regulary visits schools and on this occasion she was invited alongside two fellow poets, to perform her work in two of the Trinity Schools In Halifax and Bradford.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Spoken word In Schools
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MIKAC COMMISSIONED POEM / MC EVENT

Sharena Lee Satti has worked with MKIAC extensively over the last year from writing commissioned poetry pieces to hosting MKIAC's online poetry event.
MKIAC, aims to enrich lives through art and culture and have been bringing people from diverse local communities together through a wide range of high-quality shared arts experiences for over a decade, prompted by the 9/11 attacks. They believe that art can transcend religion, politics and race, it can empower individuals and can benefit the community.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Commissioned work
Work, Projects, Collaborations : International Womens Day #IWD #ChooseToChallenge
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WORKSHOPS

With Sharena Lee Satti

Sharena Lee Satti has facilitated workshops for many events, organisations and schools. Such as "Bradford Literature Festival, Sangam festival and many more.

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POETRY WORKSHOPS

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ALL AGES

BRADFORD LITERATURE FESTIVAL

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SANGAM FESTIVAL

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Hosting Open mic nights

HUDDERSFIELD LITERATURE FESTIVAL 

Sharena Lee Satti delivering workshops for Huddersfield Literature Festival in schoolsOn the theme "One World"

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Huddersfield Literature Festival workshops

SPOKE FOUNDER

The birth of a new project  'SPOKE' What is Spoke? A non-profit organisation looking to raise the profile of spoken word and provide opportunities for people of all ages and walks of life to experience the world of spoken word poetry.

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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Founder of Spoke
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Work, Projects, Collaborations : Tappay Tales 19th of August Hottest day of the Year
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ROAD TO RECOVERY

Poets/ Artists/Dancer contributions  Asma Malik Dawn Torrens Eric E Ruff David Driver Halima Mayat Irene Lofthouse Jennifer Clarke Keiron Higgings Laura Baldwin Leanne Neill Maria Byrne Nabeela Ahmed Pauline Seawards Rose Condo Sharena Lee Satti Sophie Hutchinson Sophie Sparham Steven Burton Steven Willams Trevor Wainwright Artist: Tzen Tze Re Rei Song by Loli Cosmica Video Editor Richard McLachlan

Road to Recovery, a project led by poet Sharena Lee Satti, united artists to share a message to anyone struggling with mental health during and after the lockdown.

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DEEDS NOT WORDS

To mark International Women's Day, Sharena has recorded a heartfelt reading of Deeds Not Words published by Bradford Telegraph and Argus

International Womens day 2020

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Iwd 2020
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WEAVING LIFE

A film featuring spoken word by Sharena Lee Satti and dance by members of Dance United Yorkshire's Gradient Company. It was produced as part of the Weaving the Future exhibition, a multi-media celebration of modern day textiles produced by Tim Smith, commissioned by the Saltaire Festival and first shown at Salts Mill during Sept. & Oct. 2019. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Work, Projects, Collaborations : Weaving Life