Spotlight on Open Mic: Catweazle and Find the Right Words

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What made you think you should set up a performance night?

Catweazle: When we started, there was nothing here [in Oxford].  Catweazle is an unplugged performance space for music, poetry, spoken word, song, and all manner of acoustic artistry. The night has been running for 24 years, this Autum.  It is a listening space (no PA) and people have taken it to their hearts.

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Spotlight on Open Mic: Taking The Mic

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Tim King talks to Write Out Loud about ‘Taking the Mic’

How long has the 'Taking the Mic' night been running?
The event was started in 2008 by Liv Torc (who many of your members will know from the Hip Yak Poetry Shack and the WOMAD festival poetry stage). It was originally conceived as a launch ...

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Fire and Dust in the Write Out Loud spotlight

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Coventry's Fire and Dust has been nominated as Best Regular Spoken Word Night in this year's Saboteur Awards.  What better time for Write Out Loud to ask them just what it's all about, this Open Mic g...

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