Category Archives: Midlands Poetry What’s On

October 2013- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

October boasts numerous excellent events, and two changes from the norm. “Parole Parlate” is no more and is reincarnated as “Worcester Speakeasy” which debuts in the same venue on 10th October, rebooted. Check it out, under the waspish custodianship of … Continue reading

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September 2013- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

September is traditionally a strong month for poetry events, 2013 upholds that tradition. Shindig in Leicester, and Poetry Bites in Kings Heath, both bi-monthly events meet, and I am performing in Shrewsbury at the Coffee House with Julie Boden as … Continue reading

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May 2013- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

In Oklahoma! the cry is that “June is busting out all over”, in Midlands Poetry it is busting out in May. A combination of eight festivals, and over fifty stand alone poetry and storytelling events mean that there are some … Continue reading

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April 2013- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

The festival season kicks in strongly this month with a very strong bill at Much Wenlock and Cheltenham, amongst others. Festivals Fri 5th-7th April Much Wenlock Poetry Festival http://www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org/ April 10th- May30th Leek Arts Festival http://leekartsfestival.co.uk/ Sat 20th -28th Apr … Continue reading

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March 2013 – What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

Festivals Mar 1st- 10th Independent Bath Literary Festival http://bathfestivals.org.uk/literature/ Sat 16th -24th Mar, Oxford Literary Festival, a superstar laden event: http://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/ ———————————————————————————————————– Day by Day Fri 1st March Poets in the Bookshop, Malvern Book Cooperative,2 St Ann’s Road, WR14 4RG … Continue reading

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February 2013 – What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

Festivals Nottingham Festival of Words,February 9th – 24th http://nottwords.org.uk/ ———————————————————————————————————— Day by Day Mon 4th Gorilla Poetry Slam Competition,Dada Bar 89 Trippet Lane (Located just off West Street), S1 4EL Sheffield,8pm:Invite everyone you know and come prepared to be entertained. … Continue reading

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Jan 2013 – What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

January returns with a strong roster of inexpensive events providing great value entertainment in the dark winter months: Thurs 3rd Yard of Tales,Joules Yard, rear of 53-55 High Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AF. Joules Yard is a unique venue … Continue reading

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December 2012- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

December is a month in which the normal pattern of Spoken Word events is altered. Some regular events don’t meet, some one off specials appear. I have only listed those events positively confirmrd for the month. Sat 1st She @ … Continue reading

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November 2012- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

Leicester Literary Festival 7th-10th November Event Date Time Ticketed Book signing BSL Terror Visions: Art, Literature and the Sublime Wednesday 7 November 1.00pm Picturing Romantic and Victorian Authors Wednesday 7 November 2.00pm Claire Tomalin talks about Charles Dickens Wednesday 7 … Continue reading

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October 2012- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

Wellington Literary Festival 29th Sept- 20th October http://www.wellington-shropshire.gov.uk/literary-festival/ Sat 30th Sept – 7th Oct Lichfield Literary Festival Thurs 4th -13th Oct Birmingham Book Festival http://www.birminghambookfestival.org/ —————————————————————————————————————- Mon 1st The Poetry Train , Slade Rooms,Broad St Wolverhampton, Open mic, £3 in … Continue reading

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