Past Events

Midlands

Full Moon: GOBS Collective Showcase

Sat 07 May, Doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm

Join GOBS Collective for an evening of full-moon-inspired poetry performances punctuated by the incredible Randolph Matthews. GOBS have been in […]

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Midlands

Poetry Retreat: Nottingham

Sun 15 May, 10-4pm

A one-day event for poets at all stages to refresh, reboot and connect. The retreat offers creative workshops, discussions and […]

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London

Poetry Salon

Fri 10 Jun, From 7.30pm

Apples and Snakes x Bloomsbury Poetry present: POETRY SALON Join your host, award-winning poet and Bloomsbury’s poetry editor Kayo Chingonyi […]

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Midlands

Hit The Ode: May 2022

Fri 06 May, 19:00 - 22:00

Hit the Ode is a unique performance poetry night bringing world-class spoken word artists to the heart of Birmingham to […]

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London

Jawdance: April 2022

Wed 20 Apr, From 7pm

Come and join our notorious* Spoken Word night in Richmix Join us and your usual host, Yomi Sode, as we […]

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Online

World Poetry Day 2022

Mon 21 Mar, 19.00 - 20.30

World Poetry Day Mini Break with Lorna Zita (English and Portuguese) For World Poetry Day this year, Apples and Snakes […]

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South West

Poetry Retreat | Lyra

Sat 09 Apr, 10am-4pm

A one-day event for poets at all stages to refresh, reboot and connect. The retreat offers creative workshops, discussions, mentoring […]

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Midlands

Hit The Ode

Fri 18 Mar, 7.45 - 10pm

We’re back for 2022 with Hit The Ode Hit the Ode is a unique performance poetry night bringing world-class spoken […]

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London

SPINE: ZooLab: Zoo on a Broom

Thu 03 Mar, 4pm

Discover a zoo tale which has become a year round ZooLab favourite. Join ZooLab on a rhyming story adventure based […]

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London

SPINE: Storytelling workshop: Wonder

Sat 26 Mar, 14.30 - 15.30

Storytelling workshop inspired by R.J. Palacio’s picture book ‘Wonder’ Join Cat & Hutch as they explore the world of “Wonder” by R.J. […]

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London

SPINE: Storytelling workshop: Hom

Sat 12 Mar, 14.30 - 15.30

Storytelling workshop inspired by Jeanne Willis and Paddy Donnelly’s picture book ‘Hom’ Hom is a creature. Not just any creature […]

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London

Jawdance: March 2022

Wed 16 Mar, From 7pm

After a soldout show last month, we’re back again with Jawdance at Rich Mix. Join us and your usual host, […]

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London

Jawdance: February 2022

Wed 16 Feb, 19:00

It’s back! London’s biggest spoken word night is BACK! Join us on the 16 Feb at Rich Mix for this […]

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South West

Cece’s Satellite Speakeasy

Sat 13 Nov, 7-9.30pm

Poetry Film Premieres, Live Music and Spoken Word About Coffee, Chocolate & Climate Change In July 2031, an underground event […]

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Midlands

Contains Strong Language

Thu 23 SepSun 26 Sep

BBC Contains Strong Language 2021 is a partnership between the BBC, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Writing West Midlands and Nine […]

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Midlands

Hit the Ode

Fri 15 Oct, 7.45pm

Hit the Ode is a unique performance poetry night bringing world-class spoken word artists to the heart of Birmingham to […]

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London

Apples & Snakes @ The Scoop

Wed 29 Sep, 7.30pm

Team London Bridge present: Apples and Snakes @ The Scoop For one evening only, London’s finest wordsmiths and lyricists whip-up […]

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