Fifty nights a year, guest poets from across the spectrum at Ó Bhéal

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In the latest of our regular series on open mic nights featured in our Gig Guide, Write Out Loud talks to Paul Casey, director of Ó Bhéal, a weekly open mic night in Cork. Ó Bhéal is Irish for “by word of mouth”:

 

How long has Ó Bhéal been running? And what made you think you should set up a poetry event in Cork?

Fifty Mondays per year since April 2007. Plenty poets and very few reading ...

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Shine So Hard, Brighton: 'Rely on your own equipment and start small'

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In the third of a new series highlighting events usually listed on the Write Out Loud Gig Guide we got the low-down from Karen Withecomb on running Shine So Hard in Brighton. This event runs fortnightly (usually every other Monday) at The Quadrant, 12-13 North Street.

 

How long has it been ru...

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Licensed to Rhyme, Barnt Green, Birmingham

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In the second of a new series highlighting events listed on the Write Out Loud Gig Guide, Maggie Doyle, pictured, answered questions about Licensed to Rhyme, the event in Birmingham that she co-hosts ...

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Oooh Beehive, Swindon

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Here’s the first in a new series of articles highlighting events listed on the Write Out Loud Gig Guide, giving organisations large and small their moment in the spotlight. First up: Oooh Beehive in S...

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