poetry

An introduction to BSL poetry with BSL poet and performer Donna Williams AKA DeafFireFly

An evening of irreverent festive fun: award winning satire, preposterous stories, sing-a-long songs and circus antics. Always titillating but never trivial.

Sundays at The Wardrobe Theatre: Stimulate your Sunday brain by coming down to Sharp Teeth’s monthly night of many genres

‘A Poem for Europe’ is a new online competition with cash prizes of £500 for the best poem in the Open and Young Persons categories. The judges are Gillian Clarke and Vanessa Kisuule.

Take one last look at your teenage bedroom – its floordrobe and cereal bowls, the photos on the wall – then head out into the world.

Milk Poetry presents a Spoken Word, Musical Bonanza!

Concerts for turbulent times, they say.. . . weave together the extraordinary talents and skills of Harvard educated author, storyteller, and cultural activist Stephen Jenkinson with those of Toronto-based singer-songwriter Gregory Hoskins. Part book reading ,part concert ,part poetry ,part…

What would you change if you could travel through time? In this multi-award winning original blend of science, sci-fi, Schwarzenegger and self-determination, Rosy Carrick explores the realities of time travel to find out.

‘Salon Soirées’ hosts evenings of listening indulgence, to entice the ears, soothe the mind, inspire curious souls – and support independent bookstores.

WriteClub Character Alchemy Masterclass Join writer Alison Powell and poet Beth Calverley for a full-day masterclass during which you’ll learn to craft remarkable characters that feel like real people. Open to all. Redland Library, Whiteladies Road, Bristol: Sunday, June 23,…

Writer, Creative Performer, Director, Multidisciplinary Artist, Songsmith. Based in Stroud & Bristol. Arts Psychotherapy, Psychodrama, Psychosynthesis, Shadow Psychology, Eco-Art.

Three top-rate Bristol performers give a unique evening of poetry, music and festive-themed silliness!

A weekend workshop to craft your unique performance piece. With group exercises, 1 to 1 feedback. For: spoken word, clown, storytelling, or a physical theatre sketches.

Fundraising Cabaret for PWB! Featuring a variety of special acts, cake and laughs. Picture everything from burlesque to poetry!

Award winning writer and comedian Jackie Hagan’s solo show, presented as part of IGNiTE.

An evening of sophisticated comedy poetry, storytelling and song!

Vanessa Kisuule explores our obsession with what is sexy through comedy, spoken word, dance and various states of undress

Koko Brown explores the vital concept of mixed-race privilege and what it means to grow up a mixed-race woman in contemporary Britain, with spoken word support from Deanna Rodger

Keywords: poetry, spoken word

Stunning spoken word from Raymond Antrobus, supported by Shruti Chauhan and Tom Denbigh

Keywords: poetry, spoken word

A dynamic night of live poetry exploring mental health, to launch Bad Betty Press anthology, The Dizziness of Freedom