ThePoetry Spoke January Open Mic & Guest Ian Whiteley
ThePoetry Spoke returns -
Thursday the 16th of January - 8pm!
This time around it’s Open Mic
& Guest Poet - Ian Whiteley
Gallagher Pub & Barbers - 20 Chester Street - Birkenhead
Wirral - CH41 5DQ
Of our Guest - Wol, Yorkshire and Wigan poet!
Ian is a member of the Black Horse Poets in Wakefield - with 5 poems published in their recent anthology 'Full Rein', Ian's first full collection 'A Step Towards Winter' was published in 2013. A performance poet who enjoys writing about anything and everything - usually with a dark twist.
Ian impressed the judges, placing in last years Wirral Ode Show competition with a poem titled Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia! With a bit of luck, he may reprise the beast :) January kicking off with a powerful alternative voice!
Alongside our Guest - the wonderful you!!!
In our Open Mic.
6 minute reading slots are typical - dependent on numbers - maybe longer.
A very warm welcome for all from far or near in an award winning location. Right next to public transport links – award winning CAMRA beer –
late licence – bright lights – stage – great pa – rowdy in a good way in the breaks –
pin drop quiet when you read :)
Don’t sit in with the idiots lantern! To read your poetry, to hear music in words and words in music. Join us! The antithesis of TV culture is near, we’re ThePoetry Spoke!
and we're here;