Emma Purshouse met Gary Carr over a cup of tea to discuss his regular poetry event, Spoken Worlds, which meets on the third Friday of each month, except December. Its current venue is the Pickle Pot in the village of Branston, on the outskirts of Burton-on-Trent.
What made you set up a spoken word night?
I had been to spoken word poetry nights in Derby. One was quite cliquey and not partic...
2nd January 2019
‘Poets Out Loud’ has been running in Cockermouth since September 2017. I spoke to Annie Kendall about how the night got started, and continues to grow.
EP:- So, what made you think you should set up a spoken word night in Cockermouth?
AK:- There is a super festival every year he...
16th November 2018
Emma Purshouse chats to Cora Greenhill to get the low down on ‘Writers in the Bath.’
EP:- So how long has Writers in the Bath been running?
CG:- Writers in The Bath has been running for 4 ...
3rd October 2018
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 wo...
17th August 2018
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...
10th August 2018