Upcoming events…..



Poetry Jam

Poetry & Spoken Word

Thursday 4th April – Doors open 7pm. Event 7.30pm-9.40pm


Waddington Street Centre, 3 Waddington Street, Durham City, DH1 4BG

Mondo Bongo

Poetry, Spoken Word & Music

Saturday 6th April – 7pm-9.30pm


The Bread Bowl Cafe, Queens Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4AE


Recent past events…..



No More Nowt Happens Showcase

Music and Spoken Word

Friday 29th March – 5pm-7pm


Dawdon Youth and Community Centre, Queen Alexandra Road, Seaham, SR7 7NH

Dear Mrs Pennyman

Dear Mrs Pennyman…

Creative Writing Workshop with shared food

February 28th – 3.30pm-7pm

Free – booking essential

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA, Centre Square, Miiddlesbrough, TS1 2AZ

east durham creates spoken word night

East Durham Creates

Spoken Word Night

February 26th – 7pm-9pm


Black Hall Community Centre, Hesleden Road, Hartlepool, TS27 4LG


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Artists Emerge! – for Disability Arts Online

Twitter Q&A for emerging artists  – funding, finding your tribe, making it pay…

February 20th – 2pm-4pm

Twitter – #ArtistsEmerge


between waves

Between Waves

Launch of EP with Archipelago

Sunday 9th December – 7pm

The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ

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Are we in an era post Disability Art?

Panelist at International DaDaFest Liverpool

Monday 3rd December – 11am-1pm

The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BX, UK


rebecca perry

Rebecca Perry and Friends

Poetry Reading

Thursday 15th November – 7.30-8.30pm

£5.00 (includes drink)

Old Cinema Launderette, 38 Sunderland Road, Durham, DH1 2HX



PopUpPoetry Durham – Third Thursday

Leading a poetry workshop – all welcome

Thursday 18th October – 4.30-6.30pm


St Chad’s College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH



Lemn Sissay presents Creative Future Literary Awards – part of London Literary Festival

Reading as a prize winning poet

Friday 26th October – 6.45pm


Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX



Between Waves 

Performance of residency collaboration with Archipelago

Thursday 11th October – 7.30pm-11.00pm


Cobalt Studios, 10-16 Boyd Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1AP


Northern Stage

Great Northern Slam

Poetry Slam Competitor

Thursday 4th October – 7.45pm


Northern Stage, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 7RH



Occupation by Pauline Heath produced by Little Cog

Theatre – Movement Facilitator

Wednesday 26th September – 1.30pm & 7.00pm

Pay What You Decide

ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL


Arch Remarks

Spoken Word Performance

Monday 24th September – 7.00pm-10.30pm


Station East, Hills Street, Gateshead, NE8 2AN