Pete Slater at Write Out Loud Middleton

Pete Slater is guest poet at Write Out Loud Middleton tomorrow, Sunday 26 August, at the Ring O’Bells, St Leonard’s Square at 7pm. Contact: katie.haigh@sky.com. Entry is a £2 donation, with everyone free to read their work at this open mic event in a supportive and encouraging environment. More details and Map  

 

 

 

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Dominic Berry at Northern Showcase night

Slam star, playwright and actor Dominic Berry will be appearing with top north-east wordsmiths Amanda Baker, Aidan Clarke and Ann Porro in Northern Elements Showcase, at Lamplight Arts Centre, Stanley, County Durham on Saturday 25 August. Entry is £5, and doors open at 7.30pm for 8. 

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Poets take to stage at Hullabaloo festival

Tim Brewis, Charlie Du Pre, Hay Brunsdon, pictured, and Peter Wyton will be among the poets performing on stage at the Hullabaloo festival, at Burley Fields Lakes, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, on 25-27...

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Winston gets on his bike to launch canal poetry trail

Rochdale canal festival’s tireless poet in residence, Winston Plowes, has been cycling along the length of the canal, from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge, posting poems written by contributors to the...

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Write Out Loud Sale on Tuesday

Charmain Leung, Adam Woolley and Robin Graham will be the guest poets at Write Out Loud Sale on Tuesday 21 August at the Waterside arts centre, Sale. Entry is £3/£2 at the open mic night hosted by ...

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Ash Dickinson at Write Out Loud Bolton on Sunday

Leading performance poet Ash Dickinson is the special guest at Write Out Loud Bolton on Sunday 19 August. He’s a multiple slam champion whose many festival credits include the Edinburgh fringe. Bil...

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Poetry stroll along the canal at Hebden Bridge

Fancy a relaxing stroll along a canal, with poems on the way and a drink at the end? Then join the Hebden Bridge Poetry Stroll, on Tuesday 21 August from 1pm-3pm with Calderdale’s “poet on a boat”,...

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Kicking off with Mark Mace Smith at the National Football Museum

Poetry slam champion Mark Mace Smith will be giving an interactive performance at Manchester’s National Football Museum on Thursday 16 August at 2-3.30pm. The event is liked to the current Moving I...

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Dharker, Durcan and Howe at Snape's Poetry Proms

Three leading, international poets will take the stage at the 10th annual Poetry Prom on Thursday, 23 August at 7.30pm in Snape Maltings concert hall in Suffolk. Organised by the Poetry Trust in pa...

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Write Out Loud at Stockport tonight

Write Out Loud Stockport is back at Stockport Art Gallery tomorrow night at 7pm. Beginners are especially welcome at this friendly open mic event, where entry is a £1 donation. The night’s contribu...

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Dam Robinson is compere at Write Out Loud Wigan

Hats off to Isobel and Joy for their compering triumph at Write Out Loud Wigan last month. On Thursday 9 August it’s the turn of Dam Robinson, from St Helens, another fine poet unafraid of taking r...

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Peace Camp: 'A heavenly sunset, a sky full of stars'

Peace Camp, a celebration of love poetry and landscape involving beautiful coastal locations around the country, and part of the London 2012 Festival, came to an end tonight. Write Out Loud’s A...

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Drysdale, Wyton and Poetry Factory to read at Cheltenham

Ann Drysdale (pictured, with prop), Peter Wyton, and a group of Gloucestershire poets called the Poetry Factory will be appearing at Waterstones Cheltenham on Saturday 4 August between 11am and 1pm...

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