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Burnage Library,Burnage Lane,Manchester M19 1EWMonday 23rd April, 20187.15 - 9.15pm – free event We are delighted to welcome Manchester writer Rosie Garland to our special open-mic reading event at Burnage Library! Come and hear Rosie read from her sparkling works, and take part yourself in the open mic. Burnage Library…
During the posted dates, I shall be on a Writers' Residency at the wonderful Ty Newydd Centre in Wales.As a result, I shall be unavailable for readings, etc.
MaD (Milnrow & District) Women's Institute Venue: St James' ChurchSt James Street,MilnrowOL16 3JS Tuesday 13th MarchTime: 7.00pm onwards We are delighted to welcome Rosie Garland to be our guest at our March International Women’s Day meeting!There will be cake…Members and guests very welcome.https://www.facebook.com/groups/868876533238915/about/ ALL women aged 18 and over are…
Sugar and Spice 12: Standing Stronger Together 11th March 2018LGBT Foundation,5 Richmond StreetManchester M1 3HF I’m proud to be on a panel discussing “Overcoming Obstacles and Finding Resilience” – between 2-4pm on Sunday 11th March."To finish off our weekend of empowerment, confidence and community power, join our panel of inspirational,…
POETRY CIRCUS: BROKEN HEARTS Friday 16 FebruaryThe Bongo Club66 CowgateEdinburgh EH1 1JX 19:00-22:00 £4 (EB) / £5 For everyone who’s ever been in love, fallen out of love or had their heart broken on St Valentine’s day, Poetry Circus are back with Broken Hearts, a sumptuous evening of stunning spoken…
UTTER! Lutonia Saturday February 10th 2018Wardown Museum,Old Bedford Rd,Luton LU2 7HA Doors 7pm, show 7.30pm Rosie Garland & Deanna Rodger feature in this special edition of UTTER!With special musical guests, Slate Islands.UTTER! Spoken Word brings a Panoply of spoken word and literary talent to Luton.The night will be powerful and…
WOMEN’S words MCR – Suffragette Tea Party gala event Manchester Central Library,St Peter's Square,Manchester M2 5PD Doors 5.30pmEvent starts at 6pm A celebratory event to launch the collection of real life stories built around women’s experience of living, working and growing in Manchester.A selection of the stories will be published…
Making Thunder Roar: Emily Brontë Preview eventFriday 2nd February - 7.00pm Old School Room,Church Street,Haworth,Keighley BD22 8DR This is the preview of the new exhibition, "Making Thunder Roar: Emily Brontë", which will open at the Brontë Parsonage Museum on Thursday 1 February. The preview show invites a number of well-known…
Cherie Bebe’s Burlesque Revue Matt and Phreds64 Tib Street,M4 1LG Manchester Sunday 10th December 2017Doors at 7pm with the show starting at 8pm. Enjoy an evening of live cabaret entertainment, music and burlesque debauchery featuring performances from some of the finest burlesque performers in the UK, held at Manchester's iconic…
The Looking Glass Burlesque Pyramid Studio TheatrePalmyra Square South,Warrington,WA1 1BL. Doors are at 7.30pm, show at 8pm.Tickets are £11 for theatre seats and £14 for cabaret tables. The Looking Glass Burlesque returns to its favourite home with an outstanding line-up of burlesque and variety talent. With a changing line-up every…
The Time-Travelling Suffragettes, Louder than Words Festival, Manchester The Principal ManchesterOxford StreetManchesterM60 7HA Sat 11 November 201718:15 – 19:30 GMT Armed with banners, a twinkle in their eye and a spanner or two for throwing into the works, Kitty and Lilibet have travelled to the present day to raise their…
Gothic Styles Street / Fashion Show Sunday, 29 October 2017 at 6:00 pmLocation: Exchange Square,Manchester City Centre,M3 1BD Join us for an extravagant exploration of what it means to have goth style!Real-life goths, punks, steampunks and other assorted ‘weirdo mosher freaks’ will strut, stomp and parade their individual dress sense…
Rosie Garland: 'The Night Brother' - Reading and Book Signing Location: John Rylands Library Historic Reading Room,Deansgate,Manchester M3 3EH6-7pmFree event Introduced and chaired by Dr Xavier Aldana Reyes (Manchester Met). Tagged ‘literary hero’ by The Skinny, Rosie Garland is an award-winning poet, novelist and singer with post-punk band The March…
‘That’s What She Said’ at Bridlington Poetry Festival Thursday 19th OctoberBridlington Contemporary Art Gallery3 West Street,Bridlington,YO15 3DX 19:30£2.00 (incl. glass of wine) (no conc.) Rosie GarlandThat's What She Said - Women's Words For Books’ Sake present a night of spoken word entirely written and performed by women! A wide range…
That's What She Said - Performance Workshop Thursday 19th OctoberBridlington Library14 King St, BridlingtonYO15 2DE 15:00-17:00£10.00 (no conc.) Rosie GarlandThat's What She Said - Performance Workshop Nervous about presenting your work in public? Want to keep audiences hanging on your every word? In this workshop, award-winning writer and performer Rosie…
Jill Abram presents Stablemates Conversation and poetry with Henry Normal, Rosie Garland andJackie Hagan of Flapjack Press. Wednesday 18th October,6.30pm. Readings start promptly at 7pm Waterstones Birmingham,24-26 High Street, B4 7SL £5 advance booking https://www.waterstones.com/events/stablemates-with-flapjack-press-featuring-henry-normal/birmingham Raining Upwards is Henry Normal’s first all new poetry collection in over 20 years. In…
Leeds Festival of Gothica Leeds City MuseumCookridge Street,LS2 8BH Leeds 14 October at 11:00–16:00Free entry. Take a dark trip into the bones of Leeds Gothica on the 14th of October.Explore gothic literature, fashion and music.Special guest –Rosie Garland, reading from her work! With stalls and installations from jumbo records, ultimate…
Superheroes of Slam 2017 Three Minute TheatreAfflecks Arcade,35-39, Oldham Street,M1 1JG Manchester Tickets £5/£4Book on 0843 208 050019:00–22:00 Hosted by Rosie Garland, aka Rosie LugosiThe Superheroes of Slam 2017 Final will take place on the 12th of October at Three Minute Theatre. This year finalists from Berlin (Germany), Birmingham, Bristol,…
Polari at Birmingham Lit Fest Birmingham Repertory TheatreCentenary Square,Broad Street,Birmingham, B1 2EP 8 October at 19:00–21:00Tickets: £8 / £6.40 concsFestival Pass: Free Polari returns to Birmingham as part of Birmingham Lit Fest and our Tenth Birthday Tour, supported by Arts Council England. Hosted by Paul Burston with Rosie Garland, Scott…
Monday October 2ndFLIM NITE The Three Minute Theatre,Afflecks Palace,35-39, Oldham Street,Northern Quarter,Manchester M1 1JG Doors @ 7.30pmActs @ 8.00pm£2 suggested donation What would 'The Thing' look like distorted by poets, comedians, and musicians?With guests including Rosie Garland FLIM NITE is a monthly performance event based at Three Minute Theatre in…
Below Stairs at Blacks Club Blacks Club, 67 Dean St,SohoLondon, W1D 4QH 7.30-10.30pm PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are free but in order to secure a place, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Special Guest - ROSIE GARLAND Tagged ‘literary hero’ by The Skinny, Rosie Garland is an award-winning poet, novelist and singer.…
The Black Rose Ball 2017 Saturday 2nd September Rosie Garland book launch and readingThe Gothic Café,De Grey Rooms,St. Leonards Place,York YO1 7HD 2pm-3pm£4 advance, £5 on the door Special Black Rose Ball event.Come and meet Rosie Garland – singer with the legendary March Violets - and hear her read from…
The Other Side of Violet Friday 1st September Three Minute TheatreAffleck’s ArcadeAffleck’s Palace,35-39, Oldham Street,Manchester M1 1JG 7pm-9pm£5 entry on door The Other Side of VioletSpoken word extravaganzaCelebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA's latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet, with an astounding evening of spoken word from…
Fluid Love Rosie Garland & Jess RichardsSun 27 Aug 3:30pm - 4:30pmWriters' Retreat,Charlotte Square Gardens,Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ£8.00, £6.00 Set in 19th-century Manchester, writer and performance poet Rosie Garland's The Night Brother takes the reader to the outer limits of gender fluidity as it explores the complex nature of identity through…
Hammer & Tongue poetry slam Fri 25 Aug19:30 – 20:30 Banshee Labyrinth (Venue 156)Banqueting Hall29-35 Niddry St,Edinburgh EH1 1LG Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 558 8209Part of PBH's Free Fringe. The Royal Albert Hall and the National Slam Final await nightly poetry slam winners. Open to all, wow…
She Grrrowls - PBH Fringe Festival Black Market Room 1,Venue 39932 Market Street,EdinburghEH1 1QB 19:20-20:20pm She Grrrowls makes its debut appearance at the PBH Free Fringe in Edinburgh from 6th - 27th August this year at Black Market!Featuring Rosie Garland, Carmina Masoliver, Rorie Evans & Drastik Measures on 23rd August.…
That's What She Said Bar Bados, Venue 3265 Cowgate,Edinburgh,EH1 1JW 17.45 – 18.45 The 'biggest spoken word night in London for women' (Evening Standard) makes its Edinburgh Fringe debut. A different line-up every night of incredible, irreverent poetry, performance, stand-up and storytelling by women, with featured headliners including 'one of…
FREAK Circus Poetry Bordello Woodland Creatures, Venue 282260-262 Leith Walk,Edinburgh,EH6 5EL 8-9pm One show ONLY for FREAK Circus at The Fringe in 2017! Get ready for a night of poetic passion and pulsating word-power as FREAK Circus, the resident poetry promoters at Woodland Creatures, present a programme of Britain’s finest…
The Books Tent Wilderness Festival,Cornbury ParkOxfordshire Our Books Tent is entirely devoted to the literary arts. Ink-slinging, scribing, musing, brain-storming, spinning-yarns, telling tales. Expect takeovers from major publishers, talks and debates with incredible writers, masterclasses on writing from inspirational people, workshops, poetry, readings and a rapt audience of fellow lovers…
Polari with The Time-Travelling Suffragettes! Stein Bier KellerMorley St,Bradford BD7 1AJ Friday, 7th July 20177:00 pm - 9:30 pm Polari: The LGBT Literary SalonPaul Burston with VG Lee, Kirsty Logan, The Time-Travelling Suffragettes and David McAlmont Polari founder and your host for the evening, Paul Burston, will introduce acclaimed vocalist…