November

 

Mon 20 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 20th November      Midday
Chatterton Statue, Millenium Square, Bristol, BS1 5LL

Celebrate Thomas Chatterton's birthday with the Chatterton Folk.

 

Mon 20 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 20th November      7.30pm
The Room Above, 133 St Michael's Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BS
Featuring Sara Hirsch, Tom Denbigh, Tom Sastry and open slam.

 

Mon 20 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 20th November      7.30pm
Bike Shed Theatre, Fore St, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AT
Maria Ferguson performs her acclaimed show Fat Girls Don't Dance plus the Sketch and Slam.

 

Mon 20 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 20th November      7.45pm
Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius St, Torquay, TQ2 5UW

Open mic with guest Hazel Hammond.

 

Tue 21 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 21st November      11.30am
Yatton Library, 48 High St, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4HJ

An opportunity to share poetry and discuss and practice your delivery in a friendly group.

 

Wed 22 Nov 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 22nd November      7pm
Watershed, 1 Cannons Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX
Performance poetry with Mark Grist and Indigo Williams plus open mic

 

Thur 23 Nov
 
 

 

 
Thursday 23rd Nov      8pm
The Westgate Pub, 38 Westgate Street, BA1 1EL
Open mic plus guest poets Josie Alford and John Gordon.                              

 

Fri 24 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 24th November     8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Sat 25 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Saturday 25th November      1.45pm - 3pm
The Wharf Arts Centre, Canal Rd, Tavistock, PL19 8AT

Featuring readings from Indigo Dreams published poets plus Moor Poets

 

Mon 27 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 27th November      7.30pm
Komedia Bath, 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath, BA1 1EP
Launch of Raise the Bar's Bath Spotlight series with open mic and guest Ben Fagan

 

Tue 28 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 28th November      8.30pm
The Square Club, Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1HB
Featuring Sophie McKeand, Jeremy Toombs, Pete Sutton, Tim Burroughs and Keith Hyett

 

Thur 30 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 30th November      6pm
Cafe Connect, 114 St Marks Rd, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6JD
Informal group for anyone interested in hearing and reciting poetry of the Heart.

 

Thur 30 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 30th November      8pm
Waterstones, Broadmead #11, Bristol, BS1 3XD

Burning Eye Books launch their 5th anniversary collection with special guest readers.

 

Thu 30 Nov
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 30th November      7.30pm
Courtyard Cafe, 27 Market St, Yeovil, BA20 1HZ

Spoken word and music special featuring Louisa Adjoa Parker and Beryl the Feral.

 

December

 

Fri 1 Dec
 
 
 

 

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

Relaxed poetry open floor to share work plus guest reader.

 

Fri 1 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 1st December    8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Sat 2 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Saturday 2nd December      5.30pm
Boston Tea Party, 75 Park Street, Bristol, BS7 8PE
Featuring a Susan Jordan and Sue Proffitt plus Rachael Clyne and Hazel Hammond

 

Sun 3 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Sunday 3rd December      6.30pm
Salt Cafe, 120 St Georges Rd, Bristol, BS1 5UJ 

Alyson Hallett launches Toots and Penelope Shuttle launches Will You Walk a Little Faster?

 

Tue 5 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 5th November      11.30am
Yatton Library, 48 High St, Yatton, Bristol, BS49 4HJ

An opportunity to share poetry and discuss and practice your delivery in a friendly group.

 

Tue 5th Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 5th December      7.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
Open floor for sharing poems. This month's theme Shift. (just a guide)

 

Wed 6 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 6th December      7.30pm
Smoke and Mirrors, 8 Denmark St, Bristol, BS1 5DQ
Open poetry slam with special guest headline artists Theresa Lola and Tom Denbeigh.

 

Thur 7 Dec
 
 
 

 

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

Fire River Poets presents an open mic evening.

 

Fri 8 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Friday 8th December      8.30pm
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
A poetry-friendly open mic with host Jeremy Toombs

 

Mon 11 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Monday 11th Dec      7.30pm
Garden Cafe, Stoney St, Frome, BA11 1BU
Featuring Robert Walton reading from Sax Burglar Blues plus open mic.

 

Wed 13 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Wednesday 13th December      8.30pm
The Greenbank Pub, 57 Bellevue Rd, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6DP
Open mic plus special guests Robert Garnham and Steve Pottinger.

 

Thur 14 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 14th December      7pm
Loves Cafe, 9 West St, Weston-Super-Mare

Fundraising poetry slam featuring Scott Tyrrell, Liv Torc, Thommie Gillow, Sam Grudgings and more.

 

Thur 14 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Thursday 14th December      8pm (doors 7.30pm)
Blue Walnut Cafe, Torquay, TQ2 6HS
Featuring Jackie Juno and Nick Degg

 

Tue 19 Dec
 
 
 

 

 
Tuesday 19th December      7.30pm
The Crofters Rights, 117 - 119 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RW
Christmas special of the worst poetry ever with special guest Miserable Malcolm.