Thembe has written commissioned poems for:

Open Courtauld Hour on British – Art, Immigration and Migration

National Poetry Day 2018 (and produced an educational resource), Apples and Snakes

A celebration marking Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday and legacy at the UK Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Big Ideas

Commemorating the labour corps of WW1 at the National Army Museum, Big Ideas

A campaign raising awareness of Street Harassment, Hollaback London

Enactus World Cup 2017, Enactus UK

If you’re interested in commissioning Thembe for written pieces, or to book her as a performer, you can reach her on