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Ravelle-Sadé Fairman is a Trustee for New Perspectives Theatre Company, a commissioned script writer and voice actor for BBC Radio 4 and a shortlisted nominee for a Nottingham Black Achievers Award in 2019.

She is a freelance creative, based in Nottingham, who has performed and facilitated workshops for a number of clients. This includes: events, schools, support groups, universities, institutions and organisations such as; The NHS, University of Nottingham, Splendour Festival, Nottinghamshire Pride, Youth Parliament and The Young Achievers Awards.


Ravelle-Sadé has also written, produced, directed and starred in her own one hander and has a self-published poetry pamphlet under the same name - Adversity, Understanding and Enlightenment - alongside being showcased in numerous physical and digital publications - from Anthologies to local magazines.

She has been frequently invited to talk on a number of subjects by local BBC Radio stations, as well as appearing on BBC Sounds, BBC East Midlands, The Nottingham Post and Notts TV. Deemed an inspirational person in Nottingham, Ravelle-Sadé was one of the 100 people selected across the city to be projected on the walls of Nottingham Castle.

Photo Credit: Tom Morley

Notable Commissions

2023 Nottingham City Council Fostering Service – Wrote & Performed for ‘Thank You Carers’ Service

2022 Nottingham City Council - Wrote & performed for Nottingham City Council’s Annual Dinner

2022 Sheriff of Nottingham (former) - Wrote & performed for Jamaican Independence Day

2022 Left Deputy Lieutenant, Commonwealth - Wrote & performed for Commonwealth Event and Queen’s Jubilee

2022 Henry Normal - Supported BAFTA award-winning poet

2022 Nottinghamshire Police - Performed poetry at Award Show

2022 Hollie McNish - Supported award-winning poet

2021 Nottingham City of Literature/Quebec Literature Fest - International showcase

2021 BBC Radio 4 - Wrote & voice acted as part of ‘United Kingdoms?’

2020 BBC Radio 3 - Assistant producer for audio drama ‘The Fishermen’

2020 Vanessa Kinsuule - Supported 10-time slam winning poet at Nottingham Poetry Festival

2020 Arts Council Funding - Awarded funding to Write, Direct, Produce and Perform in my own one-woman poetry show

2019 Youth Parliament - Wrote, performed & ran an anti-knife crime workshop

2019 Splendour Festival - Performed

Previous Partners

  • Nottingham Trent University

  • University of Nottingham

  • NHS

  • Nottingham City Council

  • New Perspectives Theatre Company

  • Primary Schools

  • National Literacy Trust

  • Commonwealth

  • Nottinghamshire Police

  • Advocacy Services

  • Nottinghamshire Pride

  • Stand Up to Racism

  • New Art Exchange

  • Acoustickle

  • Apples and Snakes

"Ravelle-Sade, who performs under the name "A Poetic Perception", is up next and is utterly engaging, clearly born for performance regardless of the medium.  Her musings range from civil rights and Rosa Parkes to self-affirmation and identity, communicated in an inspiring fashion."

Amy Britton - Live Show Reviewer

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