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Crosswords Spoken Word Open Mic 7:30 pm
Crosswords Spoken Word Open Mic @ Malt Cross Caves
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Crosswords is a fab little spoken word open mic night that takes place in the caves underneath the Malt Cross Pub on St James’ Street. There are plenty of open mic slots and a featured poet every month! In April, our featured performer is Dominic Berry! Dominic is an internationally-renowned, award-winning performance poet, who works with both adults and children. He was 2017 Glastonbury Poet in Residence and winner of Saboteur’s 2017 award for ‘Best Spoken Word Artist’. He has...

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Well Dressed Verse 5:00 pm
Well Dressed Verse @ Sneinton Market
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Spoken word from DIY poets pops up amongst market stalls and street food sellers, and in the bar.
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Rhyme And Rebellion – Poetry Workshop 2:00 pm
Rhyme And Rebellion – Poetry Workshop @ Nottingham Writer's Studio
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Join poet Leanne Moden for a workshop using constrained writing techniques to ignite your creative inspiration. Explore form, function and rule-breaking to revitalise your poetry!
Women Got Poetic Talent 7:00 pm
Women Got Poetic Talent @ The Lord Roberts
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ A woman powered evening of spoken word and live, original music at the Lord Roberts pub.
Poets Against Racism 7:30 pm
Poets Against Racism @ Nottingham Writer's Studio
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Live performance which will allow afternoon workshop attendees to perform alongside local poets. The evening will be hosted by Manjit Sahota.
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Local And Vocal 7:00 pm
Local And Vocal @ Station Hotel
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join hosts Andrew Graves, Trevor Wright and many local writers for a night of poetry exploring the past, present and future of Mansfield and Ashfield. Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Bring a poem about Ashfield and Mansfield.
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Sexy Poems 7:30 pm
Sexy Poems @ Fox And Grapes
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Poetry alound presents an evening of sexy poetry featuring: Di Slaney, Wayne Burrows, Leanne Moden, and Rich Goodson, plus the poems of the poets drawn in the open mic sexy draws. Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. See https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ for details.
Speak Up! 7:30 pm
Speak Up! @ Lord Roberts Pub
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Three headliners, an open mic, a theme of speaking up about social problems, conversations and probably some juggling. Guests Frank McMahon, Sophie Sparham.
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Crosswords Goes Sue Ryder 7:30 pm
Crosswords Goes Sue Ryder @ Sue Ryder Shop
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ A charity event organised by the hosts of fantastic local poetry night, Crosswords. Usually held in the caves underneath the Malt Cross, this event takes place in Hockley’s most eclectic charity shop: Sue Ryder. Featuring an open mic followed by a showcase of performers. Sue Ryder staff will also be speaking on the work they do as a charity.
Speech Therapy 7:30 pm
Speech Therapy @ The Chameleon Arts Cafe
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Speech therapy is a spoken word night with am emphasis on entertainment, poetry, music and comedy that has something to say. This festival special features Simon Widdop, the finest punk poet in the North.
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DIY Poets At Nottingham Poetry Festival 7:30 pm
DIY Poets At Nottingham Poetry Festival @ Nottingham Writers Studio
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Local bards at Nottingham Poetry Festival. Hear sets from DIY Poets plus Andrew Martin will launch his first book of poetry Echoes of My Mind, plus open mic and musical entertainment. £1 entry. A bargain! Poetry festival poster 2018 PDF
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Dave And Friends (Nottingham Poetry Festival) 2:00 pm
Dave And Friends (Nottingham Poetry Festival) @ 16 Vernon Avenue
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Ex Libris Annual Charity Book Sale 2:00 pm
Ex Libris Annual Charity Book Sale @ Ex Libris
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ex Libris Annual Charity Book Sale @ Ex Libris | Carlton | England | United Kingdom
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Featuring performances by Dave Wood, Rosie Garner, Richard Young and Martin Dean. Open mic.
COMA/DIY Poets At Nottingham Poetry Festival 2:30 pm
COMA/DIY Poets At Nottingham Poetry Festival @ Nottingham Writer's Studio
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
 
Andy Szpuk Presents Austerity Cafe (Nottm Poetry Festival) 5:30 pm
Andy Szpuk Presents Austerity Cafe (Nottm Poetry Festival) @ Jam Cafe
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Another chance to catch….. Austerity Café – A Rhyme Opera Austerity Café is an experimental fusion of political satire, fractured melodies and homegrown verse, serving up bite-sized chunks of the UK sociopolitical pie, performed by writer and DIY poet Andy Szpuk, with guitar and musical collaboration from Paul Quadros. Yannis owns Austerity Café, where he welcomes customers and gives them floor space to air their views. We get to hear from Karl the protestor, Phil the long distance lorry driver...

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Austerity Cafe 5:30 pm
Austerity Cafe @ Jam Cafe
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ Join Yannis as he serves up his unique half-cooked philosophies. Chopped up opinions are thrown into a sizzling pan of stewed beliefs. Enjoy!
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Word Jam Presents Sounds Like Home Workhop 4:00 pm
Word Jam Presents Sounds Like Home Workhop @ Nottingham Writer's Studio
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. See https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/2018-events/ for details.
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