Poetry Events

With thanks to my good  friend Gary Longden for this list! Check out his site at http://www.behindthearras.com.


Tues 18th Jan Rhymes Annual Slam, Old Crown Public House, Digbeth, 8pm: £5, Flagship Slam with the Best of Midlands
Poetry Slamming it out.


Tues 18th Jan “The Fizz 5” Polesworth  Poets, Polesworth Abbey,Polesworth 7.30pm: Open mic. Sarah James from Worcester

Sun 23rd Jan Sunday Express, Adam & Eve PH, Digbeth, 3pm: Free in, Spoken Word Open Mic

Tues 25th Jan Poetry Bites, Kitchen Garden Cafe,7.30pm: £5 .Alasdair Patterson plus Open mic


Wed 26th Jan, History Presentation, Kitchen Garden Cafe. 7.30pm: £1, Prof  Peter Marsh on “Chamberlain Family Letters –  From Empire to Appeasement” http://highburyparkfriends.org.uk/

Thurs 27th Jan, Bilston Voices, Metro Cafe, Bilston,7.30pm: £2, Poetry Evening with five performer bill. Not Open Mic

Fri 28th Jan, Comedy Night, Prince of Wales Pub, Cambridge St,8pm: Free in.


Tue 1st/Wed 2nd Feb “Snug” by Brewers Troupe, Hollybush, Cradley Heath,7.30pm: £5


Thur 3rd Feb Poetry@The Cafe, Digbeth 8pm: free admission. Open mic Poetry

Fri 4th Feb, Spoken Word/ Acoustic NightHollyush, Cradley Heath  8pm; free in.Open mic

Fri 4th Feb Espresso Theatre, Margarett Rose Abri Cafe, Digbeth 8pm: £3 An evening of short plays.


Monday 14th February ,Pure Good and Right Poetry Night,,The Sozzled Sausage, Leamington Spa CV32 4NX  7.30pm: Free in, Open mic Poetry

Wednesday, February 23rd ,Funbags Cabaret Comedy,  The Station Pub, Kings Heath High Street, Birmingham,  7:30pm – 10:30pm £5.
Join a wealth of local comedy talent for another awesome RoguePlay Funbags Cabaret! The improvisation troupe will be joined by hilarious performance group ‘The Ugly Killers’ as well as comedy sketches from the seriously uptight yet awfully charming ‘Gillian and Jane’ and stand-up from comedy golden boy and seasoned Funbagger Aaron Twitchen. Don’t miss this jam-packed comedy jamboree! Tickets available in advance at www.rogueplay.co.uk

Thur 3rd Mar Poetry@The Cafe, Digbeth 8pm: free admission. Open mic


Friday 11th March Comedy Cabaret for International Womens Week Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton,7.30pm: £5
Thursday 24th March, Poetry at St Martins Church (The Bullring) 7pm-10pm: £3, Open Mic Poetry,Lorna Meehan Headlines




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