Jenny Hibberd (Hibword)

Spoken Word, Music

Obsessed with wordplay and spurred on by flow, Hibword whirls up absurds in consciousness tornadoes. Described as “fizzy”, “walking warmth” and her poetry as “falling down alphabet stairs”, she has been commissioned by BBC Leicester, a finalist in Superheroes of Slam in Manchester and part of R&D processes in choreo-poetry at Sadler’s Wells (Jonzi-D) and Camden Roundhouse (John Berkavitch).

Hibword plays ukulele, vox and darbuka in meditative rhythm duo, Mythm, who have played as part of various NHS programmes supporting mental health. She also runs eclectic performance troupe House of Verse, who stage vivacious, variety shows at venues across Leicester and beyond…