What an amazing night at Seven Arts last night. Ten poets plus our esteemed Quiet Compare herself, Sarah L Dixon. We had humour, music, dance, sorrow, love and gratitude in an atmosphere of pre-weekend anticipation shared with talented people. It was truly a smorgasbord; a… Continue Reading “Quiet Compere- Anything but quiet!”
Yep, maMa Rose are returning to the gig venues of the UK, starting this Wednesday, the 19th March. We are joining Fran Wyburn and Peculiar Blue at It Bar in Leeds City Centre. Full details here… It’s been a while, so wrap your ears… Continue Reading “Return of the maMa (Rose)!”
Last night saw Trinity Church in Leeds play host to Word Emporium, an open mic event with the aim of sharing stories and telling truths. As part of the Love Arts Festival, one of the aims of this event is to get people talking… Continue Reading “Word Emporium”
I really love this venue in Chorlton, Manchester (UK) and was delighted to be making a return to find out what vernacular vivacity was on offer for this month’s Post Box Poets. I was mightily surprised to find myself reading in the second half… Continue Reading “Post Box Poets: The Return!”
Quick reminder: Chapel Allerton Arts Festival poetry Open Mic at Chapel Allerton Library. From 7 ’til 10 ish. 🙂 Expect to see lots of talent on show, or maybe have a go yourself! http://www.leeds.gov.uk/Events/Pages/open-mic-poetry-night-chapel-allerton-festival.aspx See you there!
Another gig! This time it’s a freebie, as part of Chapel Allerton Arts Festival; one of the highlights of the Leeds Summer scene. Loads of great poets rumoured to be turning up, so pop along to Chapel Allerton library on the 28th August and… Continue Reading “Chapel Allerton Open Mic”
What a busy week! I received the first box of my book, A Modern Celt, a few days ago and also discovered it’s now available to pre-order through Amazon and Play. Exciting! Last night saw myself, Martin Vosper and many others down at the… Continue Reading “When the wind stole my homework”
Post Box Poets is on tonight in at The Post Box Cafe in Chorlton, Manchester; a night of spoken word spectacular. Be there, or be less verbose… Performing tonight are Cathy Bryant, John Lindley, Zach Roddis, Jim Doxford, Steph Pike, Dominic Simpson, Angela Smith, Martin… Continue Reading “Post Box Poets”