What’s On

readings // workshops // performances // open mics

2017

24 January: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

28 February: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

16 March: The Robert Tannahill Poetry Competition awards reading // Lochwinnoch Arts Festival, Lochwinnoch, 7:30pm

21 March: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

25 April: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

27 April: Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize award ceremony // Poetry Ireland, Dublin

4 May: Jane Martin Poetry Prize award ceremony // Girton College, Cambridge

23 May: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

31 May: Guerrilla Poems: Poetry Postcards // distributing Poetry Postcards with Dove Cottage Young Poets for Kendal Poetry Festival // Kendal town centre, 11am-12:30pm

2 June: Breaking the Surface Pamphlet Launch // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm

27 June: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

7 July: Breaking the Surface Joint Pamphlet Launch with Pualine Yarwood’s ‘Image Junkie’ (Wayleave Press, 2017) // Crosthwaite Memorial Hall, 7:30pm

14 July: Reading at Derby Poetry Group // Friends Meeting House, Derby, 7:30pm

20 July: Special guest at Cakes & Ale Open Mic Night // Cakes & Ale, Bookends, Carlisle, 7:30pm

25 July: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

2 – 28 August: The Inevitable Quiet of the Crash // musical by Katie Hale & Stephen Hyde, playing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival // C Royale, George St, Edinburgh, 6pm nightly // TICKETS

6 August: Guest at GenreFluid open mic night // Fingers Piano Bar, Edinburgh, 5:30pm

9 September: Lakes Alive Festival // Wild Words in the Word Yurt // Abbot Hall Park, Kendal, 11am-4:30pm

16-17 September: C-Art Adult Youth Club // Rheged, Penrith, 3pm-5pm

23 September: Speaking at WriteNow Live event (Penguin Random House) // Newcastle

26 September: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

7 October: Cumbrian Poetry & ProseCumbrian Poetry & Prose // reading as part of Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival // Carlisle Cathedral (The Fratry), 7:30pm

24 October: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

3 November: Brewery Poets // reading alongside Harriet Fraser & Caroline Gilfillan // Warehouse Cafe, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, 7:3opm

28 November: Word Mess wordy open mic night // Old Fire Station, Penrith, 7:30pm (NB: unfortunately this event does not have wheelchair access)

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