Events

Yes, We Cant

Date: 4th March 2018

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Location: Pretty Bricks, John Street, Walsall. WS2 8AF.

Spoken word brought you you by Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists.  Featuring Jess Green.

“…hard hitting in a way that’s so subtle  you don’t realise until the bruises come up.”  Scroobius Pip

“…writes from the gut with a platinum ear for sonics.”  Luke Wright

This is a pay as you feel event.  Come along and join us.  To reserve a place please email poetsprattlerspandemonialists@gmail.com

Open mic slots also available.

Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists do Leeds

Date: 9th February 2018

Time: 19.30 - 21.45

Location: Chapel FM Old Seacroft Chapel, York Road Leeds LS14 6JB

What happens when three poets decide to put on a show? Join Dave, Emma, and Steve as they meet to plot their path to fame and fortune. Will they be distracted by beer and scratchings? Will they put the world to rights?

‘Fiercely engaging, infinitely accessible, loud, proud and bold. This isn’t just poetry, it’s storytelling, and most importantly it’s glorious theatre’. Arena Theatre

Steve Pottinger, Emma Purshouse, and Dave Pitt have played festivals to riotous acclaim throughout the Midlands and beyond.

Support will be provided by poetry from Otley-based publishers Half Moon Books with readings from Nick AllenSarah L DixonJoe Williams(Ilkley Literature Festival Open Mic winner 2017)and Alicia Fernández (Ilkley Literature Festival Chap Book Competition Winner 2017).

Chapel FM is proud to host this event in partnership with Red Shed Readings.

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poets-prattlers-and-pandemonialists-tickets-41624191076

Pure&good&right Spoken Word

Date: 8th February 2018

Time: 19.45

Location: The Tree House Bookshop, 4 The Square, Kenilworth. CV8 1EB

“This month’s headliners are the political, personal, funny and wonderful Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger”

Emma Purshouse, Steve Pottinger and Open Mic.

Monthly open mic night for spoken word, prose, rant, music sometimes.

All welcome.  Comfy sofas, soft drinks and nibbles, bring your own small beers.

Open mic spots (5 mins) sign up on the door.

£3 in the can, or what  you can.

 

Yes, We Cant

Date: 4th February 2018

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Location: Pretty Bricks, John Street, Walsall. WS2 8AF.

Spoken word brought you you by Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists.  Featuring the co-founder of the Red Shed Readings, Jimmy Andrex.

“angry, clever, and articulate’

This is a pay as you feel event.  Come along and join us.  To reserve a place please email poetsprattlerspandemonialists@gmail.com

Open mic slots also available.

Wolverhampton Literature Festival Fringe Room

Date: 27th January 2018

Time: 11.30am - 5pm

Location: Lych Gate Tavern, Wolverhampton

Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists host the ‘Fringe Room’ on Lit Fest Saturday.

 

Four top quality theatre/spoken word pieces.

11.30 – 12.30 Carol Caffrey performs Music for Dogs

1.00 – 2.00 Melanie Branton performs My Cloth-eared Heart

2.30 – 3.30 Johnny Fluffypunk with How I Came to Be Where I Never Was

4.00 – 5.00  Gritty Theatre perform Fred and Ginger

All pay as you feel events.

Wolverhampton Literature Festival Poetry Slam

Date: 27th January 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton

Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists MC as 15 poets battle it out to become crowned Lit Fest Poetry Champ.

 

 

A Lil Something Different with Bones

Date: 26th January 2018

Time: 6.30pm

Location: Contemporary Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Emma Purshouse will be performing a 10 minute set as part of this Wolverhampton Literature Festival Event.

Shrewsbury Poets featuring Emma Purshouse and Matthew Stewart

Date: 4th January 2018

Time: 8.30pm

Location: Old Market Hall Cinema Bar, The Square, Shrewsbury. SY1 1LH.

Matthew Stewart returns to read from his new collection, the Knives of Villalejo, and Emma Purshouse will make us giggle and breathe more deeply as usual.  Plus readings from Ted Eames, Carol Caffrey, Steve Harrison, Emily Wilkinson.

Fire and Dust Poetry

Date: 7th December 2017

Time: 19.30

Location: The Big Comfy Book Shop, Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry.

Monthly poetry open mic event. All welcome – poets, performance poets, slammers, MCs and anyone happy to listen to some poetry. (We’re also open to very short flash fiction.)

Open mic slots available on the night (approx. 5 minutes).

Bring friends, bring poems, or just come along for a listen.

Tea/coffee/beer/wine/pop and cakes available for purchase.
http://www.thebigcomfybookshop.co.uk/

HEADLINER: Emma Purshouse

Permission to Speak

Date: 6th December 2017

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Claptrap the venue 108a High Street, DY8 1EE Stourbridge

Spoken word bought to you by Rob Francis.  This month there will be readings from the new anthology from Offa’s Press, The Poetry of the Black Country.   This collection was edited by Dave Reeves and Emma Purshouse.  Copies will be available to buy on the night.