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Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams is a Poet, Actress and Singer from Birmingham. She was fortunate to become the 9th young Birmingham Poet Laureate in 2013 a role that has allowed her to share her passions in places like Parliament, the Birmingham Library and various schools around the Midlands.

Her talents have led her to work with BBC 1Xtra in their words first programme and regular appearances on BBC Radio WM. She has attended prestigious events such as the National Harvest Festival at Birmingham Cathedral where she performed in front of HRH Duchess Camilla.

She trained in Acting at the Birmingham Ormiston Academy and has had roles at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and recently joined the National Youth Theatre company. Most recently she has taken on a creative producing role as Host and producer of Level up Season 4 at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Similar hosting roles has led her to Interview Malala Yousafzai for her private book launch at the Library of Birmingham.

She hopes to continue to develop her talents and become a versatile performer and share her passion for creativity and culture.