February

 

Sat 25 Feb
 
 
 

 

 
Saturday 25th February      7pm
Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY

A new event for experimental writing curated by Moot Press, Hesterglock Press and Sad Press

 

Tue 28 Feb
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 28th February      8.30pm
The Square Club, Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB
Featuring David Punter, Lizzie Parker, Richard Devereux and Rob Vesey.

 

March

 

Weds 1 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 1st March      7.30pm
Smoke and Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, BS1 5DQ
Monthly open poetry slam with special guests Chris Parkinson and Melanie Branton.

 

Weds 1 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 1st March     7pm
The Winchester, Poole Hill, Bournemouth, BH2 5PS

Back to Nature. Featuring: Jordan Gray, Chris Coppen, Raven Austen-Jones plus open mic

 

Fri 3 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 3rd March      Midday
The Dance Studio, The Station, Silver St, Bristol, BS1 2AG

A chance to listen to and meet with poets in a relaxed atmosphere. Guest reader: Richard Devereux

 

Fri 3 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 3rd March      8.30pm
Falafel King, 6 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6LF

Wordy entertainment cabaret with The Bard of Windmill Hill, Mark Darkside and others.

 

Fri 3 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 3rd March     8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Sun 5 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Sunday 5th March      7.30pm
The Bike Shed Theatre, 162/3 Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AT

Showing Vanessa Kisuule's new show Sexy plus an open poetry slam.

 

Tues 7 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 7th March     11.30am
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU

Open reading with monthly theme - this month Tears or Tiers

 

Tue 7 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 7th March      7.30pm
The Crofters Rights, 117-119 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RW
Open mic plus feature guest Pete (The Temp) Bearder.

 

Wed 8 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 8th March      8pm
The Greenbank Pub 57 Belle Vue Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6DP
Open mic plus feature guests Tom Sastry and Deborah Harvey. Door donations go to refugee charity.

 

Thur 9 Mar
 
 

 

 
Thursday 9th March      7.30pm
Devonshire Arms, 139 Wellsway, Bath, BA2 4RY
Open mic plus guest poets Rhys Tucker and Sanket Shrethsa.                             

 

Thur 9 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 9th March      8pm
The Blue Walnut Cafe,14 Walnut Road, Torquay, TQ2 6HS
The first Poetry Island poetry slam.

 

Fri 10 Mar
 
 

 

 
Friday 10th March      7.30pm
Unit 23 Live, Ford Rd (Ind Est), Totnes, TQ9 5LE
Open platofrm for poetry, stories, music hosted by Susan Taylor and Simon Williams                   

 

Fri 10 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 10th March      8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Sat 11 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Saturday 11th March      7pm
Civic Hall, Market Square, Totnes, TQ9 5FS

Alice Oswald and Andy Sheppard explore the weather in poetry, music and film 

 

Sun 12 Mar
 
 

 

 
Sunday 12th March      7.30pm
The Bike Shed Theatre, 162 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT
Competition to select the next Bard of Exeter                     

 

Weds 15 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 15th March      7.30pm
Watershed, 1 Cannons Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX
Monthly performance poetry with special guests Rob Auton and Dominic Berry plus open mic.

 

Thur 16 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 16th March      7.45pm
The Merlin Theatre, Bath Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HG

Liv Torc, Chris Redmond, Crysse Morrison, Hannah Teasdale, Buddy Carson and XJX.

 

Fri 17 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 17th March      8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Fri 17 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 17th March      8pm
The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blah's Big Weekend presents Tongue Fu. Performance poetry and music.

 

Sat 18 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Saturday 18th March      from midday
The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blah's Big Weekend presents a day of workshops and performance poetry.

 

Sun 19 Mar
 
 
 

 

 
Sunday 19th March      8pm
The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West Street, Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0DF

Blah's Big Weekend presents Rob Auton's The Sleep Show

 

April

 

Thur 13 Apr
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 13th April      7.30pm
The Blue Walnut Cafe, 14 Walnut Rd, Torquay, TQ2 6HS
Open mic plus special guests Anne Fisher and Varun Bhaskar

 

Wed 19 Apr
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 19th April      7.30pm
Hydra Bookshop, 34 Old Market St, Bristol, BS2 0EZ
Launch of Better Watch Your Mouth by Jenn Hart published by Burning Eye Books