Spoken Word event at UWE

Date: February 9, 2022

Time: 17:30-20:00

Location: The Students' Union, Union 2, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY

LGBT | Performances | Poetry

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Speak For Yourself: LGBT+ Showcase & Open Mic

This second Speak For Yourself event will celebrate LGBT+ History Month at UWE, with a variety showcase of Bristol-based poets and an open mic.

FREE ENTRY for all UWE students and staff

Verve Poetry Festival

Date: February 20, 2022

Time: 13:00-14:00

Location: Verve Poetry Festival, Patrick Studio, Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Southside, Birmingham B5 4TB

Performances | Poetry | Spoken word theatre

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Spoken word performance: Dry Season extracts & poetry reading

Join me for a performance of poetry from my debut collection from Verve Poetry Press and extracts from my spoken word solo show Dry Season to launch the UK tour. Expect honest explorations of perimenopausal chaos and musings on societal ideas of age and gender, as well as poems about love, grief and living through both.

In-person and online tickets available at the link below.

Milk Poetry

Date: February 7, 2022

Time: 19:30-21:30

Location: The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol BS2 0DF

Performances | Poetry

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Milk Poetry presents Strong Bones: The Words That Built Us

Strong Bones is a special Milk Poetry event, celebrating the words that built us up to become the lyrical grown-ups we are today.

Dry Season

Date: February 25, 2022

Time: 19:30-20:30

Location: The Place, Bedford, Bradgate Rd, Bedford MK40 3DE

Performances | Spoken word theatre

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Menopause? Seriously? WTF?

Join me for a performance of my solo spoken word theatre show.

Dry Season

Date: March 3, 2022

Time: 19:30-20:30

Location: The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant, 56 East St, Havant PO9 1BS

Performances | Spoken word theatre

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Menopause? Seriously? WTF?

Join me for a performance of my solo spoken word theatre show.

Dry Season

Date: April 16, 2022

Time: 19:00-20:00

Location: Exeter Phoenix

Performances | Spoken word theatre

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Menopause? Seriously? WTF?

Join me for a performance of my solo spoken word theatre show.

Dry Season

Date: March 6, 2022

Time: 14:00-15:00

Location: Trinity Community Arts, Trinity Rd, St Jude's, Bristol BS2 0NW

Performances | Spoken word theatre

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Menopause? Seriously? WTF?

Join me for a special hometown performance of my solo spoken word theatre show.

NOTE: This is an afternoon performance.

SpitFire: Spoken Word. Older Voices. LIVE!

Date: March 13, 2022

Time: 16:30-18:30

Location: The Light Studio, Arnolfini, Bristol

Performances | Poetry

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Spoken word event celebrating the experiences of 40+ women


In collaboration with artist Catrin Osborne's touring exhibition ‘This Is What The Menopause Looks Like’, join me for a special SpitFire LIVE! event celebrating the experiences of older women. Expect an extract of my spoken word show Dry Season, sparkling words from three talented guest poets and the chance to take part in an open mic.
NOTE: This is a FREE event but spaces are limited. Please book your free tickets in advance at the link below.

Dry Season

Date: July 6, 2021

Time: 19:00 - 20:30

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

Performances | Spoken word theatre

Dry Season

Spoken word theatre show

Join me for the premiere performance of my solo spoken word show. Presented as part of CPT's festival of feminist theatre, Calm Down, Dear, this is a live event adhering to recommended Covid-safety guidelines.

Courtroom Cabaret

Date: July 10, 2021

Time: 19:00 - 22:00

Location: The Town Hall, Market Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8EQ

Performances | Poetry

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Cabaret set

Life is a cabaret! Join me and a bevy of talented performers for a fabulous evening of live(!) in-person(!) performances ranging from spoken word (me) to standup to burlesque