Love v Lust Comes to Wigan Thursday 19th April

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Yes the tour comes to Wigan's Tavern pub at 8pm on Thursday Apr 19th.

Will lust ever triumph? It hasn't so far - find out why by attending the performance tonight and vote for the Lust team to give them their first win.

Commonword’s latest team poetry contest is battling its way around the region and comes to Wigan's Tavern pub at 8pm on Thursday Apr 19th - presented in association with the Leigh and Wigan Words Together Literary Festival 2007.

When it's Spring again and the sap is rising and young people's fancy turns to ..... well what is it love or lust? You decide when you come to the Love v Lust contest and hear two teams of poets set out the arguments for both sides.

See the Gig Guide on this site to find out full details of both events

Tickets for the Wigan event from The Tavern or visit

Here are comments from members of the audience who have seen the "Love v Lust" event at other venues:

“Thought the show was absolutely wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed it.”

“I liked all the poets and the banter.”

“My heart went with love. But Lust was in all fairness a good contender.”

“Very entertaining.”

“An absolutely brilliant show. Really enjoyed the battle set up, made it very up to date and accessible to a younger as well as older audience. Keep up the good work.”

“Good laugh. Liked the concept.”

“A very effective formula which worked much better than I had expected. Although a “light” prospect, I found the evening forced me to confront some fundamental issues in my own life. I hope it helps me to be a more responsible person!”

“Thank you so much – a lovely evening”

“This was outstanding – fun, thought-provoking! Please do more.”

“Really enjoyed. Lively poetry ranging from humorous to poignant.”

“Excellent line up”


“I found the expression and presentation of the poetry inspiring.”

“The assortment of performances was enlightening.”

“Brilliant. Really enjoyed it!”

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