poetry

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

A weekend workshop to craft your unique performance piece. With group exercises, 1 to 1 feedback & a showcase opportunity. For: spoken word pieces, clown pieces, storytelling, or a physical theatre sketch. Solos or duos will work well in this…

Back on the road again Tommy Tiernan has a new show, Paddy Crazy Horse. He rants and raves, he dances and acts. He tries to be very silly and very serious at the same time.

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

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

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

In an epic battle of spoken word, six phenomenal acts go head-to-head for your approval as poetry and comedy collide with unexpected and hilarious results

Keywords: poetry, spoken word

Join multi award nominated Edalia/Edward Day in this kickass poetry writing workshop, playing with rhythm, mixing classical forms with modern spoken word. Suitable for page poets, spoken word artists, rappers, prose writers, wordsmiths and anyone with a love for words.

Sunday Night Stories podcast seeking work from new writers.

Passionate and clever verse drama about love, radical politics, and skuzzy indie stardom. Luke Wright’s performance is spellbinding.

The ancient tale Silence, the daughter of the heir to Duke of Cornwall who is raised as a boy to secure their inheritance, is stunningly told by Rachel Rose Reid

Calling all South West artists- Fest West 2019 are keen to hear from artists working in all disciplines of contemporary live performance including theatre/music/dance/spoken word/circus/inter-disciplinary performance/ work in non-theatre spaces. There are loads of opportunities to take part in the…

An engaging and provoking poetry masterclass with Nick Makoha, winner of the Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 and writer of The Dark.

Keywords: masterclass, poetry

New York, 1962. Beat poet Elise Cowen commits suicide and her family incinerates all but eighty-three of her poems. Intertwining her surviving work with real interviews, Elise pieces together the true story of the woman shrouded by Ginsberg’s shadow.

‘Hidden Voices’ is a poetry collection around identity by people from ‘The Misfits’ theatre company.

Keywords: exhibition, poetry

Blah’s Big Weekend returns this June for three days of spoken word, music, beer and plenty of poetry. Featuring some of the biggest names in spoken word, fix it in your calendar and prepare for a weekend jam-packed with alliteration,…

Children’s theatre show, teaching little one’s about what is happening in the political climate, with verse and song