Sat 26th May


Saturday 26th May    7pm

Poly Falmouth, 24 Church St, Falmouth, TR11 3EG

Poetry in Translation presents Diana Anphimiadi, Jean Sprackland and Natalia Bukia-Peters.


Sun 27 May


Sunday 27th May      2pm - 4pm
   Waterstones Gloucester, 13-15 Eastgate Street,  Gloucester, GL1 1NS
Open to all to read your own poetry or someone elses.



Bodmin Moor PoetryFestival 2018  Fri 25 - Sun 27 May

Featuring: Liz Berry; Peter Finch; Rachael Allen; Zaffar Kunial; Holly Corfield Carr; Rose Ferraby; Sarah Cave; Thomas A Clark; Toby Martinez de las Rivas; Emily Juniper; Phyllida Bleumel; Lucy Kerr; Rose Ferraby; Amy McCauley; Aaron Kent; Vahni Capildeo; Luke Kennard; Holly Pester; Mark Ford; Kevin Corcoran; Andrew Brewerton; Tony Lopez; Andrew Caleshu; Steve Spence; Rachel Gippetti; Eleanor Walsh; Eilean ni Chuilleanain; Heather Phillipson 


Mon 28 May


Monday 28th May     7.30pm
Komedia Bath, 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath, BA1 1EP
With open mic and guest Hera Lindsay Bird.


Tue 29th May


Tuesday 29th May    8.30pm
The Square Club, Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB
Poets: Rebecca Kosick, Ben Banyard and Anna Saunders and music from Rosalind Moreno-Parra.


Tue 29 May


Tuesday 29th May      9.30pm

Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, PL1 2NJ

Alexander Rhodes tells a bittersweet coming of age tale. 


Mon 29 May


Tuesday 29th May      7.45pm
Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius St, Torquay, TQ2 5UW

Featuring a special guest plus open mic.


Thur 31 May


Thursday 31st May      7pm
    The Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2NW
Open mic for poetry, preceded by a generative workshop. 




Fri 1 June


Friday 1st June  12.30pm
The Dance Studio, The Station, Silver St, Bristol, BS1 2AG

Relaxed poetry open floor to share work plus guest reader.


Fri 1 June


Friday 1st June      7.30pm
Foyles Bookshop, SU21 , Brigstowe Street, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BH
Pauline Sewards with guests Glenn Carmichael, Helen Sheppard, Rowena Knight, Wendy Young.


Tue 5 June


Tuesday 5th June     11.30am
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
Open floor for sharing poems. This month's theme Absent Friends (just a guide)


Tue 5 June 


Tuesday 5th June      7pm
Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS14
Featuring Lowkey, Jordan Stephens, Leyla Josephine, Harry Baker and Melanie Branton


Thur 7 June


Thursday 7th June     7.30pm
The Creative Innovation Centre, Paul St, Taunton, TA1 3PF

Fire River Poets presents special guest Melanie Branton plus open mic.


Mon 11 June


Monday 16th Apr      7.30pm
The Ale House, 9 John St, Stroud, GL5 2HA
Hosted by Gary Death, an open mic for all poetry with guest Clive Oseman


Tue 12 Jun 


Tuesday 12th June      7.30pm
Komedia Bath, 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath, BA1 1EP
A Raise the Bar fubdraiser for Mind featuring guest poets and open mic.


Fri 15th June


Friday 15th June    7pm

The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blahblahblah presents Harry and Chris plus Erin Bolens


Sat 16th June


Saturday 16th June    11am

The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blahblahblah presents a spoken word workshop for 16-25yr olds with Jasmine Gardosi


Sat 16 June 


Blah's Big Weekend - Young Blah Showcase - Bristol
Saturday 16th June      2.30pm
The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol, BS2 0DF
New young voices from Bristol plus guest poet Jasmine Gardosi.


Sat 16th June


Saturday 16th June    7.30pm

The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blahblahblah and Raise the Bar presents Poets v MCs with Adam Kammerling and Vanessa Kisuule 


Sat 16 June


Saturday 16th June      11.30am
Goodlands Garden Green, Taunton, Somerset
Open air poetry slam with special guest Melanie Branton. Part of Somerfest 2018


Sun 17th June


Sunday 17th June    7.30pm

The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blahblahblah presents a double bill of new shows from Salena Godden and John Berkavitch 


Thur 21 June


Thursday 21st June      7pm
Bristol Theosophical Society, 14 Tyndalls Park Rd, Bristol BS8 1PY
Informal poetry gathering for anyone interested in hearing and reciting poetry of the heart.


Thur 21 June


Thursday 21st June    7.30pm
Suite 7-Mathematics, Reception, Broadlands School, St Francis Road, Keynsham, BS31 2DY

Open sharing with monthly theme - this month Skills




26th to 29th July      

WOMAD Festival, Charlton Park, Wiltshire

Hip Yak Poetry Shack presents a range of poets and spoken word.