Performance poetry - read all about it, here!

We have started to gather articles and other resources on the subject of performance poetry, to help those, like us, trying to promote live poetry - of the people, by the people.
See the articles already listed - more to follow - and add your views in our discussions.
If you know of any other articles or books on the subject, we would love to hear of them. All articles are copyright , reproduced w...

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Ian McMillan's Big Family Show, Bradford, Fri 28 Apr, 7.30pm

'I doubt if there are any other poets in Europe like Ian McMillan' Dennis McShane, Minister for Europe

You can catch Ian's fabulous show on Friday night.

‘a blast of fresh air’ Sue Arnold The Observer
‘Unmissable’ Daily Express

‘Crafty’ The Independent
‘You could call him daft as a brush but he’s as...

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Write Out Loud this Sunday

Our acclaimed poet-friendly read-around is 23rd April - St. George's Day. Howcroft Inn, Bolton.
Off St. George's Rd, ironically.
8.00-10.00 pm. £1. All welcome, especially newcomers.

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Wigan Festival Open Mic

The People's Poetry open mic, hosted by Julian Jordon, this Tuesday, 18th, 19.30, Orwell pub at Wigan Pier. Arrive early!

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Wigan Literary Festival this Easter

This Easter, in Wigan…
…Rosie Lugosi, Kate Long, Dorothy Neslon, John Siddique, James Nash, Anne Caldwell - and, of course, Write Out Loud's own Julian Jordon presenting the People's Poetry open mic ...

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Ronnie Barker remembered in our poem of the month from Ian McMillan

Ian McMillan's poem, Goodnight from Him, in memoriam of Ronnie Barker, is our poem of the month. And read Ian's thoughts on performance poetry (and Write Out Loud) on our discussion board.
And Ian i...

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Goodnight From Him

It’s goodnight from him And it’s goodnight to this: Saturday bathtime, a home win, The bliss Of a night in the glow Of a rented TV; A family spread out On two chairs, one settee. It’s goodn...

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