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Seni Seneviratne conjures her family's past in Holbeck
Episode 429th February 2020 • Leeds Lit Fest • Chapel FM Arts Centre
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Leeds born poet Seni Seneviratne journeys back in time with host Peter Spafford to explore her family's mixed-race (Ceylon and Yorkshire) history in Holbeck and other settings in South Leeds, stirring up legacies of the British Empire, reflecting on the power of musicians such as Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald to evoke memories, reflect on the power of poetry and what's over yonder for her. Produced by Zoe Carty.