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|Galway||22nd January 2015||
Paula Cunningham, Michelle
Coyne, & Liz Quirke for January Over The Edge: Open Reading
|Oxford||23rd January 2015||
An evening of poetry by four Indigo Dreams poets:
Jennifer M. McGowan, winner of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize 2014
Sophia Argyris, winner of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize 2013
Jill Sharp, whose pamphlet Ye Gods is forthcoming in 2015
Gareth Writer-Davies, whose pamphlet Bodies is also forthcoming in 2015
Friday 23rd of January, 7pm for 7.30pm start, at the Albion Beatnik Bookshop, 34 Walton St, Oxford, OX2 6AA. �2 on the door.
What a great night of Indigo Poetry that promises to be. Please support if you possibly can - and don't forget to send along some pics, Sophia, we'll run a feature in Indigo News and social media.
|London||27th January 2015||
Ambit 219 launch - Tuesday January 27th at 7pm. The Sun and 13 Cantons, 21 Great Pulteney Street, W1F9 9NG. Readers: Dan Duggan and more TBA. Entrance �5 or a purchase of Ambit 219. Cash bar open late.
|Lewes||29th January 2015||
Shake off those winter blues with a touch of muse. Poetry open mic and legendary limerick competition with prize. MC Ollie Wilson. All welcome. Thursday 29th January 2015. Starts 8.30pm
Adm �5/�4 conc & readers
|Exeter||1st February 2015||
Apples and Snakes and Bike Shed Theatre present
Sunday 1 February, 7.30pm
Tickets: �5 / �2 slammers
Spokes: Amaze! brings an explosive mix of spoken word every first Sunday of the month. National headline acts, emerging talent and spoken word in the realm of the moving image. PlusReady Steady Slam! 2 quick fire, fun slam rounds with the whole audience voting.
The Bike Shed Theatre, Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
|Liverpool||18th February 2015||LIVERPOOL CAMARADE Aan evening of poetry collaborations supported by The Wolf and Knives Forks and Spoons Press. 7.30pm, Wednesday 18th February Upstairs at the Fly in the Loaf 13 Hardman Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 9AS Free Entry. Booking advisable. Please RSVP. Pairings to include: Tom Jenks & SJ Fowler (launching 1000 Proverbs) Robert Sheppard & The European Union of Imaginary...|
|Birmingham||19th February 2015||
Apples and Snakes presents
HIT THE ODE
Thursday 19 February, 7.30pm
Tickets: �5, on the door
Hit the Ode brings the most exciting poets from the region, the country and the world to the heart of Birmingham. Join us! If you have friends who think they don't like poetry, bring them along. A few open mic slots are available. Contact Bohdan Piasecki to claim yours: email@example.com
The Victoria, 48 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1BN
|Mansfield||21st February 2015||
MOUTHY POETS ON TOUR
Saturday 21 February, 11am
This performance will be BSL interpreted
Featuring film, music, movement and paper planes, this spoken word production will change your perception of what poetry is. Mouthy Poets is a collective of 50 young people, supporting each other to develop and deliver their stories.
Before this show, there will be a free Mouthy workshop and Open-Mic hosted by Artistic Director Debris Stevenson.
Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1N
|London||25th February 2015||
Wednesday 25 February, 7.30pm
At Jawdance, poetry is the main attraction with features, poetry short films, music, and that ever popular open mic. So this is a call-out to all you spoken-word scenesters, you sussed sonneteers, you suburban skalds: put your mouth where our mic is, and show us the verve of your verbals.
Open mic: sign up from 6.15pm on the night
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA
|Newcastle||26th February 2015||
Thursday 26 February, 7.30pm
Tickets: �5 on the door | Or 4 events for the price of 3 with the new loyalty card scheme! Pick up your loyalty card at JibbaJabba
Newcastle�s favourite night of quick-fire spoken word entertainment, featuring special guests from the worlds of music, comedy and of course � POETRY! Plus quick-fire open mic jam all offered up to you by the terrifically talented Jenni �Jazzhands� Pascoe.
The Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Newcastle NE6 1LD
|St Andrews||4th -8th March 2015||
StAnza 2015: 4-8 March in St Andrews
One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza�s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. Sin�ad Morrissey, Carolyn Forch� and Simon Armitage are among the headliners, also Writing Motherhood, The Shipwrecked House, Sealegs and A Modern Don Juan. This year�s themes are Unfinished Business and An Archipelago of Poetry and there will be a food and drink focus Plus workshops, a masterclass and open mic events. From 4-8 March www.stanzapoetry.org
|London||18th April 2015||
Sat. 18th April 2015 Poetry in Palmers Green Readers: Jacqueline Gabbitas, Fred Beake, Martyn Crucefix, Mimi Khalvati and Dilys Wood. Music: The Helios Consort http://heliosconsort.co.uk/plus open mic - sign up early to read. 6.45 for 7.15pm at Parish Centre, St John�s Church, 1 Bourne Hill, N13 4DA. �5(�3.50 concs). Refreshments. Books for sale. Contact Myra 020 8886 1329 firstname.lastname@example.org or Katherine 020 8881 1418 email@example.com