Biography for Winsome 'Lyrical Healer' Duncan
Winsome “Lyrical Healer” Duncan was born into a Bajun and Grenadian heritage. As a girl she grew up in North London and now lives & works in South London as a workshop facilitator in drama, poetry and self-empowerment.
Through her work within the community and schools Winsome has won the Southwark Culture Award 2007. This award was presented during National Women's Month and she was awarded for having a positive influence within the borough of Southwark.
As a radio presenter Winsome has had the pleasure of interviewing the likes of Omar, Ty, DON-E, Estelle, Bashy, Kevin Mark Trail, Dylan (P Diddy’s MTV Making the Band), Eska, Malik (Moorish Delta 7), Judith Jacobs, Soweto Kinch, Michael Colyar (Def Jam Comedy) FLOetic Lara, Julie Dexter, Yolanda Brown (MOBO winner 08) Kojo (Def Jam Comedy UK) and many more.
Winsome's passion for poetry began in primary school around age 9, she says ‘I use to like the way in which words would rhyme together’. From then on she wrote poems for classmates for Valentine day and birthday’s whilst still being in secondary school. ‘It was when I attend college that my passion for poetry flew off in the stratosphere’. Duncan entered the Afro–Caribbean showcase at Kingway's College and won 1st place for 2 consecutive years. This set the stage to fine tune her art and step into the shoes of the Lyrical Healer.
Writing personalised framed poetry began as presents for family and friends, this would soon turn into a business called ‘The Healing Factory.’ Being the director of her own company gave her full creative control when it came to writing her debut book ‘The Food Spiral’ which is self-published and available on www.amazon.co.uk This collection of poetry talks frankly about her struggle with food addiction.
As an artist Winsome Duncan alias is called ‘Lyrical Healer’ as well as being a performance poet she also a singer/song-writer, writing for Dionne Mitchell from X-factor plus songs for local and international artists. Her stage name 'Lyrical Healer' was given to her by a close friend one day when they were talking on the telephone, 'I have really grown into my name.' says the Healer.
The Royal Festival Hall, Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Jazz Café, Houses of Parliament, The Coronet, Ocean, Millwall Football Stadium, South Bank, Hackney Empire, Ministry of Sound are just some of the venues that Winsome has performed at. This exceptional woman is multi-talented and has a vast amount of talent to share with the creative industry. Through her life experiences she has embraced an authentic sense of what the human experience is.
To book Winsome for performances or workshops contact:
email@example.com or call 07944-455-010 www.myspace.com/lyricalhealer
I hope you are doing well? There is an event coming up on Saturday, 9th May for which I'd like to send you an official invitation as a Guest Artist. I'll check your website for your contact details.
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Sorry its taken so long to contact you, things have been pretty manic ... Many thanks for agreeing to come out and support The Black Girls In Business Event on Monday, you were brilliant -- as Tameka says 'The New Jill Scott'.
Well done .. and I look forward to further connecting with you.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Just to show how much of an impact you made at the Black Girls in Business event, let me remind you of the 1st words you said "All you women in business are anointed and walking in favour!" Winsome, God's favour has located you. The stage has been set and the table has been prepared. The world is going to be impacted by your gift. Very soon, the world will be your audience and all will gather just to listen to the words of wisdom and healing that proceed from your lips. I am very happy for you. Please keep on flying. You will soar to immeasurable heights. The sky is not the limit. You are limitless!
Hi Lyrical Healer,
Welcome to BUC. Many thanks for accepting my invitation to join this site. Wow, congratulations on all your achievements so far. I
Hi Lyrical Healer,
Welcome to BUC. Many thanks for accepting my invitation to join this site and big congratulations on everything you have achieved so far.
BUC will be holding an event 'Black Girls In Business' on Monday 9th March @ The Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham. The flyer will be coming out next week, it would be great if you were free to come along so we can meet. Please do use this site to upload pictures, videos, blogs, create discussions, add your poetry, events, network and make friends with likeminded individuals.
I look forward to further connecting with you.
Have a wonderful and blessed day.
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