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October 2015

Free

Live from Worktown

October 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Bolton Socialist Club, Wood Street, Bolton, BL1

National Poetry Day celebration. Reading and performance by Anne Caldwell (NAWE/University of Bolton) and Rose Condo (Canadian Multiple Slam winner) supported by open mic.

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£2 – £3

Superheroes of Slam- Heat 9 Wigan

October 8, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Old Court, Crawford Street, Wigan, WN1 1NG

The Quest for the Ultimate Slam Poet Commonword presents SUPERHEROES OF SLAM 2015 Wigan Heat – in Collaboration with Write Out Loud 3 minutes to rock or shock the mic Judged by audience response and guest judges Open to all poets, MCs and rappers performing acapella Bring your entourage! 8pm, £3/£2. To enter the slam, go to http://goo.gl/4Eiuul To find out more about Superheroes Of Slam visit our Facebook page or the website www.cultureword.org.uk. To find out about Write Out…

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Free

Poetry Trail

October 9, 2015 - October 24, 2015
Totnes Library, The Mansion, Fore Street, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5RP

Follow the Trail around Totnes Library to find 20 poems on the theme of “Light”, written or selected by members of the Totnes ‘Poetry for Pleasure’ Group. (Available during Library Opening Hours)

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£15.00

Yeats by Lightning

October 10, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wimbledon BookFest – William Morris Tent, Wimbledon Common (adjacent Wimbledon Village shops, Southside Common & War Memorial), London, SW19 5AZ

Poetry theatre marking the 150th anniversary of W B Yeats: an inspiring celebration of the man and his work that crosses boundaries between poetry, storytelling, music and theatre. Taking its form from Ireland’s classical pairing of bard and harpist, this event brings alive a selection of Yeats’ poetry as it arises from the rich narrative of his life. Actor Donal Cox trained and worked with Ireland’s national theatre, founded by Yeats in 1904 and itself a major part of the…

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£8.00

Jazz Verse Jukebox

October 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (Upstairs), 47 Frith Street, London, W1D 4HT

The JAZZ VERSE JUKEBOX Upstairs @ Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

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Free

Phenomenal Women

October 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Costa Coffee, University House, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT

Women Poets reading their poetry, please contact Jan for a spot to read – all welcome in the audience.

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£62

Poetry in Presteigne

October 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - October 18, 2015 @ 10:30 pm
The Judge’s Lodging and the Presteigne Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AD

Twelve events over a weekend. A new gathering of poets from the four corners of Wales, featuring Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, together with invited guests and talented musicians,

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November 2015

£8.00

Jazz Verse Jukebox

November 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (Upstairs), 47 Frith Street, London, W1D 4HT

The JAZZ VERSE JUKEBOX Upstairs @ Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

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£8

The People’s Repulic of Poetry (A Firm of Poets)

November 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire and Humber, S70 2HZ

Four poets face the audience in a show which is fast paced and never the same twice. With humour, pathos, quizzes and audience participation, this is a fun night out that will both move and entertain.

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December 2015

Free

Word Up

December 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Le Junction, 47 Station Road, London, London, NW10 4UP

Spoken word is exploding, and there’s no barrier to entry. We will host a creative space to get together, share thoughts through poems / bars. Anyone is welcome, virgins or veterans. Together we’ll create a group with open ears and listen to what there is to say. Expect outspoken, lively words from both newcomers and some established artists headlining the event.. Open mic slots are open to registration on the night from 7:30pm – limited slots are available, first come…

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