Newcastle marks Martin Luther King's 1967 doctorate with poetry anthology

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Fifty years ago – on 13 November 1967 – the civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King received an honorary doctorate in civil law from Newcastle University, the only university in the UK to so honour him. He gave a rousing, inspirational speech without notes. It was his last speech outside the US before his assassination five months later.

At the end of his Newcastle speech Dr King looked for...

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Write Out Loud Sale at the Waterside tonight

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Joe Williams and Mantz Yorke are the guest poets at Write Out Loud Sale on Tuesday 21 November at the Waterside arts cente, Sale.  Entry is £3/£2 to this open mic poetry night, which starts at 7.30pm. More details and Map

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Last chance for you to vote to support our Community Poetry Toolkit initiative

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Write Out Loud has applied for funding to create a Community Poetry Toolkit, to allow poetry group organisers to exchange ideas and share best practices on how to run successful and inclusive poetry g...

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Ray Pool at Write Out Loud Woking tonight

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Write Out Loud regular Ray Pool will be the featured poet at Write Out Loud Woking on Monday 20 November at the New Inn, Send, near Woking. Sign up from 7.30pm for this free evening of open mic poetry...

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Write Out Loud at Bolton Socialist Club tonight

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Write Out Loud Bolton meets at Bolton Socialist Club on Sunday 19 November for another welcoming evening of open mic poetry hosted by Jeffarama! and Gordon Zola. Entry is £1 plus raffle. Get there fro...

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Write Out Loud at Stockport art gallery tonight

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Members of Write Out Loud Stockport will be meeting at Stockport art gallery on Monday 13 November to share poems. Each month readers contribute to a collage poem, and you can read October’s here. Ent...

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Write Out Loud Wigan at the Old Courts on Thursday

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Here’s a shout-out for Write Out Loud Wigan on Thursday 9 November at the Old Courts in Wigan. Entry is free to this open mic poetry night. As it says on the tin, “people crowd in to listen to bawling...

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We've spruced up Write Out Loud's Gig Guide - but we still need your help!

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Write Out Loud is a website run and maintained by volunteers - and keeping on top of everything that needs doing can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. We’ve always been very proud of our Gig Guide an...

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