Archive for the 'Festivals and Events' Category

Villanelles

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

I will once again be running a poetry workshop with the Gloucester Poetry Society at the Fountain Inn in Gloucester tomorrow (Thursday 29th of June 2017). The workshop starts at 7 pm and is free to attend – afterwards there ware recording sessions and interviews which you can watch or take part in.

July’s Events

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

My July events plus any of the regular things I can get to in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud. Poetry performance – Thursday 6th Come To Where I am From at the Fountain Inn tix are free Poetry performance – Crypt Slam in Gloucester Fantasy Headdresses and Accessories Upcylced Workshop and poetry performance with Food For […]

Gloucester Cathedral Poetry Reading

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Back in 2012 to my amazement I ended up performing in Gloucester Cathedral – this was just at the point where in Russia Pussy Riot had been jailed for performing in a church. This is a video of my performance and my little speech about being lucky.

May’s Poetic Madness!

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Tonight I am In The Slammer the Cheltenham Poetry Festival Slam with a host of fab poets at the Playhouse Theatre, Saturday I’ll be in the Cafe Rene Gloucester for more poetry with Food For Thoughts and Sunday I will be back over into Cheltenham for more Poetry Festival goodness in the Waterstones! Tuesday I’ll […]

Busy Poet – Me

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Busy poetic time are coming up Thursday 27th of April Villanells Gloucester Fountain Inn from 7-11 pm – I am running a workshop at the beginning of the evening followed by recording performances and interviews organised by The Gloucester Poetry Society Saturday 29th of April ReneGade Festival 2017 3 -1:30 pm which is opening with […]

Villanelles Workshop

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Exciting poetry things are a foot in Gloucester (UK) at the moment – one such thing is the night Villanelles at the Fountain Inn. The night includes recording poetry for the Gloucester Poetry Societies Youtube channel, an open mic and… starting with this coming event… workshops Which a few of us will be running – […]

Unbound

Friday, April 7th, 2017

A few years ago I came across a rather novel publishing company – at the time crowd sourcing was still a relatively new thing. I was working at a music festival running workshops when my little girl spotted something of interest elsewhere on the festival grounds. It turned out to be the QI Elves, we […]

Jan Food For Thought

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Food For Thought is my local monthly spoken word event, this months one was lit. standing room only and was live streamed. I as always crashed into the speaker whilst getting up on the little raised platform but all was well. There was a brilliant mix of poems from conventional to rhyming comedics and pretty […]

Marking Your Musings

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

On the Sat 4th Feb 2017 there is the OK True Believers Comic Book Festival at the Race Course in Cheltenham. This will be it’s third year – it will be my third year there selling zines and poetry booklets and my illustrations plus maybe some steam punk, cyber and fantasy jewellery etc… I have […]

A Quick Look Back 2016

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

I had meant to submit poetry this year – I kind of didn’t but I did take part in The Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Swindon Literature Festival, Wychwood Music Festival, Cornbury Music Festival, Science Show Off, Horoscope Disco, Bristol Mini Makers Faire, the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Saffron Waldon Maze Festival, the Wilson Gallery’s events. There […]