Gig List

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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…
WORD CLUB The Chemic Tavern9 Johnston Street,LS6 2NG Leeds19:45–22:30 Poetry wi' Chips! June's WORD CLUB features co-headlining slots from the fabulous literary polymath, Rosie Garland, and Hull dynamos, Jim Higo and Mickey Higgins. We will have the usual open-micers and the event will be co-hosted by Mark Connors and Gill…
Bad Language - farewell to The Castle The Castle pub,Oldham Street,Manchester.Free admission. Wednesday 28 June 2017, 7.30pm On Wednesday 28 June, we hold our last regular event at The Castle. Come and celebrate literature, laughter and lashings of booze with a special Bad Language featuring guest readers that have helped…
Wordfest 2017 An evening with Rosie GarlandStretford Library,Bennett StreetStretfordM32 8APTuesday 27 June, 7.30pm Free event – All are welcome to come to the events but booking is recommended.Join us for an evening with author Rosie Garland as she talks about her new novel, The Night Brother. From the author of…
Waterstones NewcastleEmerson Chambers,Blackett Street,Newcastle, NE1 7JF Tickets are £3, available in store or online. The Night BrotherWe are thrilled to welcome Rosie Garland in conversation with Kaite Walsh to discuss her new book, 'The Night Brother'. From the author of The Palace of Curiosities and Vixen comes a bold new…
Grrrl Con 2017 Fri 16th, Sat 17th and Sun 18th June 2017presented by For Books’ Sake and Write Like a Grrrl Date: Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017Venue: We will be using two venues in the city centre of Manchester: Mad Lab and Ziferblat. We’ll send more…
INCITE POETRY Venue: Phoenix Arts Club,1 Phoenix St,London WC2H 8BUDate: Wed 14th June at 7pm – 9.30pm Special guests – Rosie Garland with her new collection 'As In Judy'Hosted by Trudy Howson The evening features performance poets, or guests, plus an open mic hour. It is completely fabulous and free!…
Kibworth BookFest - The Night Brother 6th June, 7pm The Bookshop Kibworth,52 High StreetKibworth BeauchampLeicestershireLE8 0HQ0116 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kibworth BookFest are delighted to welcome Rosie Garland!Celebrate the launch of Rosie's new book ‘The Night Brother’ with a champagne reception and readings from the book by Rosie. The ticket price (£5) is…
An Evening with Rosie Garland Waterstones91 Deansgate,Manchester, M3 2BWWednesday 31st May 18:30 Waterstones Deansgate is thrilled to welcome Rosie Garland to the store for the launch of her new novel, 'The Night Brother'. Join us on Wednesday 31st May at 6:30pm to hear Rosie discuss her fantastic third novel, before…
Gay’s The Word66 Marchmont St,Kings Cross,London WC1N 1AB7.00-9.00pmA FREE event with complimentary refreshments! The Night BrotherGay’s the Word is delighted to host Rosie Garland for a sneak preview of her new novel, The Night Brother! Hear Rosie discuss her fantastic third novel, before answering questions from the audience and signing…
Levenshulme Women’s Institute Inspire Café,747 Stockport Rd,Levenshulme,Manchester M19 3AR7.30-9.30pm Levenshulme WI are delighted to announce that our guest speaker this month will be the phenomenally talented, and true local legend, Rosie Garland, who will be reading, talking, answering questions and generally being fabulous for our entertainment. She'll be bringing her…
Langley Writers Free creative writing workshops every third Thursday of the month 2-4pm Demesne Community CentreAsby CloseMiddletonManchesterM24 4JF All welcome, whether your new to writing or a pro. Warm welcoming group. Free tea, coffee and biscuits. Our guest workshop facilitator for May is Rosie Garland!
MAH17: Bad Language at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Elizabeth Gaskell’s House84 Plymouth Grove,Manchester, M13 9LW 18 May 2017, free entryPerformances 6.30pm – 9pm Live literature organisation Bad Language has been the recipient of not one, but two Saboteur Awards (a record in the history of the award) in recognised for drawing…
The Time-Travelling Suffragettes have their first outing in London on Sunday May 14th, at The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H 8JF London, which is a hop & a skip from King’s Cross.7pm£10 door, £8 advance It would be really nice to see you there. Joined by the Autorotation & Hi-Reciprocity.…
poetrynites@thebookcase on Saturday May 13thwith Rosie Garland, Jodie Hollanderand Charlotte Wetton Same time (7 – 9 pm)Same price (£6 with wine and refreshments)Same fantastic poetry lined up at Hebden Bridge’s The Book Case! The Book Case29 Market StHebden BridgeWest YorkshireHX7 6EU01422 845353www.bookcase.co.uk Rosie Garland might be better known as Mslexia…
New writing & music at Sandbar, Manchester 120 Grosvenor Street, M1 7HL free event!7.30pm-10pmDetail tbc
Wonderful news – I have been awarded a 2017 Hawthornden Fellowship! So – from mid-March to mid-April I will be living in Hawthornden Castle, on a wonderful writing retreat. I’ll be sharing the month with five other writers, all of whom are a mystery. Judging by the photographs, ‘stunning’ is…
Rebel Dykes & For Books’ Sake at Wonder Women Festival HOME2 Tony Wilson Place,Manchester, M15 4FN12th March 2017 4:00-6.00pmFrom £4 Created by a Manchester-based queer film crew, Rebel Dykes tells the story of a bunch of kick-ass women from London in the post-punk 1980s. The Rebel Dykes challenged norms ahead…
Women of the World Festival Cabaret Clore Ballroom,Level 2Southbank CentreBelvedere RoadLondon SE1 8XX 9-11pm Diva Hollywood is producing and hosting the Friday night Cabaret event for the Wow Festival in March at The South Bank. A diverse and delicious cabaret, which is not for the faint hearted. Celebrating topics of…
WORD! is the longest running poetry and spokenword night in the Midlands. Y Theatre7 East Street,Leicester, LE1 6EY £4 / £7 8pm (performers 7pm) Based at the Y Theatre, Leicester, it takes place on the first Tuesday of every month, between 8.00 and 10.30pm. The evening is composed of an…
Dolly Mixtures Royal Exchange Theatre,St Ann's Square,Manchester, M2 7DH Free entryFrom 7.30pm Cabaret and spoken word evening to celebrate Wonder Women Manchester Festival. Featuring Rosie Garland, Kate Fox, Stefanie Fetterman, Jane Bradley & many more...A variety showcase of the most cutting edge feminist theatre and performance. From poetry to classical,…
UTTER! LutoniaThe Hat Factory65 - 67 Bute Street,Luton LU1 2EY Thursday 2nd March, 201719:30 - 22:30£5 / £3 concessionsTo book tickets please call 01582 878100UTTER! Spoken Word brings a Panoply of spoken word and literary talent from the locality and beyond.The bill features: Rosie GarlandThe night will be powerful and…