Spork! Xmas Special ft. Craft-D & Kat Lyons

Date: December 18, 2020

Time: 19.00

Location: Exeter Phoenix

Performances | Poetry


The last Spork! of 2020!

Come down for a post-lockdown, pre-xmas pint and one final dollop of delicious spoken-word. Featuring headline sets from myself and chart-topping Craft-D (of Letter to Corbyn fame), support from 2 amazing local artists & live music from the Exeter Railway Band.

This will be a socially distanced seated event in the auditorium. For any additional info, please contact Spork! or The Phoenix.

TICKETS: £8.50 (plus £1.50 booking fee)


Date: December 10, 2020

Time: 19.30 - 21.00

Location: Online

Performances | Poetry

SpitFire Insta

Spoken word. Older womxn. No holds barred.

Join your lovely host (me) for a night of incredible spoken word poetry featuring internationally recognised headliners Joelle Taylor and Zena Edwards, with brilliant support from Melanie Branton and Tina Sederholm. Sit back in the comfort of your own home and celebrate the talent, voices and diverse experiences of older womxn. SpitFire is part of my Dry Season project and is funded and supported by Arts Council England

Tonic: Tonic’s 2nd Birthday

Date: May 5, 2020

Performances | Poetry

Kat Lyons Poetry cropped

Spoken word poetry

Join me in celebrating the 2nd birthday of one of Bristol's friendliest spoken word events. Now coming straight from my sofa to yours!

Saboteur Awards Festival

Date: May 16, 2020

Location: Online

Performances | Poetry


Online version of the annual festival celebrating and showcasing the best of the UK spoken word scene.

A special pre-recorded spoken word set specially curated for this event. I'll be sharing extracts from my show Dry Season as well as other thematically linked poems.

CANCELLED BY THE RONA: Calm Down, Dear: Dry Season

Date: May 27, 2020

Time: 21:00-22:00

Location: Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Rd, London NW1 2PY

Performances | Spoken word theatre

Dry Season

Spoken word theatre show

Premiere of the full-length version of the show, presented as part of the Camden People's Theatre's festival of feminist performance.

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Start date: March 6, 2020

End date: March 7, 2020

Time: 18:00-20:00

Location: Arnos Vale Cemetary, Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW

LGBT | Performances | Poetry

drop dead gorgeous

Spoken word performance

Join me, other performers and social historians and graveyard guides Sheldon and Sacha as we explore the hidden and forgotten stories of the LGBTQ people buried in Arnos Vale Cemetery.

Lyra: Bristol Poetry Festival

Date: March 14, 2020

Time: 19:00-22:00

Location: Arnolfini, Bristol BS1 4QA

Performances | Poetry | poetry slam

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Spoken word and poetry slam

Come to the 2020 Grand Slam Final! Not only will you get to see an array of amazing artists competing for the crown, but the night features an extended set from multi-award-winnning international poetry sensation (and youngest ever winner of the Forward Prize) Danez Smith, with a support set from yours truly!

FUSE Festival: Dry Season

Date: March 20, 2020

Time: 19:00-22:00

Location: The Shoebox Theatre, Swindon

Spoken word theatre

Dry Season

Spoken word theatre show

As one of FUSE Festival's associate artists I'll be presenting a re-worked version of my spoken word theatre show Dry Season.

More details about Dry Season here.

Scratch and Spit: Dry Season

Date: February 24, 2020

Time: 19:00 - 22:00

Location: The Lyric Theatre, Bridport

Spoken word theatre

Dry Season

Spoken word theatre show

I'm very excited to be headlining Scratch and Spit poetry night with my spoken word theatre show Dry Season.
Expect a bevy of excellent local open mic-ers and short poetry slots in the 1st half, followed by my show and an accompanying Q&A in the 2nd half.

More details about Dry Season here

Loupe Theatre

Date: February 23, 2020

Time: 17.00-19.00

Location: The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Performances | Poetry


Spoken word, storytelling and scratch theatre

I'll be performing a poetry set at this lovely monthly event. Expect a mix of storytelling, music, theatre and spoken word hosted and curated by the Loupe Theatre crew.