Wed 27 June 


Wednesday 27th June    7.30pm
Muddy Lives Music Bar, 1 Birnbeck Rd, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 2EE

Open mic plus specal guest Melanie Branton


28-30 June


Thur 28th / Fri 29th / Sat 30th June
Golden Lion Tap, 1 The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LS 
Featuring Rob Barratt and Robert Garnham


Tue 3 July


Tuesday 3rd July     11.30am
The Arts House, 108a Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU
Open floor for sharing poems. This month's theme Never Too Late (just a guide)


Wed 27 June


Wednesday 27th June      8pm
The Ice Factory, rear of 10 Somerset Place, Teignmouth, TQ14 8EN 
Open mic for all poetry hosted by Veronica Aaronson. Sign up on the door


Fri 29 Jun


Friday 29th June      7.30pm
The Cott Inn, Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6HE
Featuring Simon Williams and Ken Beevers plus many more poets and musicians


Sun 1 July


Sunday 1st July      7.30pm
The Room Above, 133 St Michael's Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BS
Featuring a cast of Queer Poetry including Anna Freeman.


 Sat 7 Jul


Saturday 7th July     6.45pm to 7.45pm
Glas-Denbury Festival, Fairfield Farm, Denbury, TQ12 6DQ
Apples and Snakes presents LGBTQ poets MCMC, Tom Denbeigh, Connor Macleod, Samantha Boarer


Thur 12 July


Thursday 12th July      7.30pm
The Archangel, 1 King St, Frome, BA11 1BH
Poetry Slam with festival prize hosted by Liv Torc, Chris Redmond and Jonny Fluffypunk



Ways With WordsFestival 2018  Fri 6 - Mon 16 July

A 10 day festival of words and ideas at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6ED




26th to 29th July      

WOMAD Festival, Charlton Park, Wiltshire

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


Thur 28 June


Thursday 28th June      7pm
    The Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2NW
Open mic for poetry, preceded by a generative workshop. 


Thu 5 July


Thursday 5th July      7pm
Courtyard Cafe, 27 Market St, Yeovil, BA20 1HZ

Spoken word, comedy, poetry and creative fun featuring Jacki Juno and Liv Torc.


Mon 9 July


Monday 9th July      7.30pm
Garden Cafe, Stoney St, Frome, BA11 1BU
Featuring Rob Barrett plus open mic.


Wed 11 July


Wednesday 11th July      8.30pm
The Greenbank Pub, 57 Bellevue Rd, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6DP
Open mic plus special guests Rob Barrett and Craft D






Sun 24 June


Sunday 24th June  
The Retreat, 10/11 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham GL50 2AB
Launch of Anna Saunders new collection plus David Clarke and Johnny Fluffypunk and open floor


Fri 29 June


Friday 29th / Sat 30th June / Sun 1st July  
The Southgate, 70 Boutport Street,  Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1HG
Melanie Branton presents her new solo spoken word show.


Fri 13 July


Friday 13th July  
The Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry's Cross, Plymouth, PL1 2SW
Featuring a variety of poets representing a variety of cultures.


Tue 17 July


Tuesday 17th July      8pm
The Hatchet Inn, 27 Frogmore St, Bristol, BS1 5
A touring collective of spoken word and rap poets.