Gig List

Gig List

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WI talkMilnrow & District WI,Hollingworth AcademyCornfield St,Milnrow,Rochdale OL16 3DR 7pm I’ll be talking to this WI group about being a writer, as well as reading a selection of fiction and poetry.
WordPlay Loom LoungeDean Clough,HX3 5AX Halifax, West Yorkshire 7.45-10pm WordPlay brings the best on the block to Halifax.Organised by poet and sheep farmer Keith Hutson the evening features guest poet Rosie Garland and concludes with a series of ‘Open spots’. Writers interested in gaining performance experience should ‘pre-book’ with Keith…
‘Dark in the Day’ book launch City Central LibraryBethesda St,Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3RS 7pm Please join Storm Constantine, Rosie Garland & Creative Writing students for a reading event to celebrate Dark in the Day (Immanion Press).…In the blink of an eye, around the corner, The Weird is everywhere. It’s in the…
‘Rock Art’ Preview night HOME2 Tony Wilson Place,First Street,Manchester M15 4FN Entry price: FreeJoin us for a preview of John Hyatt’s new exhibition Rock Art, featuring Club BIG, a pop-up music club and performance space that hosts a range of special gigs, performances and events. Fri 3 FebJon Langford with…
The first Polari of 2017, now in its tenth year! Curated and hosted by author Paul Burston with Stella Duffy, Rosie Garland, Nathan Evans, Chris Chalmers and Ann Mann Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival HallThe Southbank CentreBelvedere Road,SE1 8XX London £5 You’re guaranteed mischief and sparkle as this…
Bad Language Wednesday 25th January 20177.30pmThe Castle pub,Oldham Street,Manchester Free admission. Saboteur Award-winning Bad Language is a live literature promotion team based in Manchester.Our special guest in January 2017 is Rosie Garland! As always, our open mic is ready and waiting – email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and grab a slot. Remember, if…
Poems Prose and Pints The Tap and Spile 42 Tower Street,Harrogate, HG1 1HS Entry: £1Time: 7.30pm Open Mic EventWith special guest – Rosie Garland Every 3rd Wednesday of the month 7.30pm for 8pm, intimate space for spoken word with supportive audience, which welcomes performers, readers and listeners. Lively and innovative…
Writers in The Bath The Bath Hotel,66 Victoria St,Sheffield. S3 7QL7.30pm£4 This is my Sheffield launch of ‘As In Judy’ – my new poetry collection with Flapjack Press. It’s my first solo poetry publication since 2012. I’m really excited: I’ve had wonderful editing from Char March, and both John Hyatt…
‘As In Judy’ book launch 7th December, 6-8pm (doors 5.30) Manchester Central Library,Media LoungeSt Peter’s SquareManchesterM2 5 PD Free event With special guests Lisa Matthews & Genevieve Walsh! ‘As In Judy’It’s how I introduce myself when meeting people for the first time: ‘Hi, I’m Rosie Garland. As in Judy’. My…
FLIM NITE The Three Minute Theatre, Afflecks Palace, Northern QuarterDoors @ 7.30pmActs @ 8.00pm£2 suggested donation What would 'Die Hard' 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 Manchester's Northern Quarter. At no…
The Looking Glass Burlesque Pyramid & Parr Hall,Palmyra Square South, WA1 1BL WarringtonDate/Time: Saturday 26 Nov 2016, 8:00pmTicket Price: £13 Cabaret Seating/£10 Theatre Seating(£14.75/£11.75 inc online booking fee)Hosted by Rosie Lugosi - The Looking Glass Burlesque returns for another jam-packed evening of vintage style fun and frolics. Step back in…
The Flapjack Press Open Mic Poetry Night  Chorlton Library, Manchester Road, Manchester M21 9PN   featuring Rosie GarlandThursday 7.00pmFree event The wonderful Flapjack Press are bringing their famous open mic night to Chorlton Book Festival.Hosted by Tony Curry and featuring the very special guest poet Rosie Garland! To reserve your…
Goth City Festival - a Night of the Dark Arts   Fox and Newt9 Burley Street, LS3 1LD Leeds Doors 7.45pm–23:00Entry £4. All proceeds to PAFRAS. 'A Night of the Darks Arts' is a varied night of acoustic and spoken word gothic, set in the splendid gig room of the…
Polari On Tour Grand Theatre, Blackpool33 Church Street, FY1 1HTBlackpool 20:00–22:30Tickets £6 Part of this year's Polari National Tour, funded by Arts Council EnglandLondon's award winning LGBT literary salon Polari comes to The Grand as part of a national tour funded by Arts Council England.Curated and hosted by author Paul…
Goth City Festival: Black Planet - Leeds Goth in Perspective On the discussion panel will be: Rosie Garland (writer, performer and March Violets singer), John Keenan (Leeds alternative music promoter), Karl Spracklen (Professor of Leisure Studies, Leeds Beckett University) and Tim Synystyr (journalist and A Blogging Goth), chair: Joel Heyes…
Cherie Bebe's Burlesque Revue Matt and Phreds64 Tib Street, M4 1LG Manchester 20:00 - 22:30 Come and celebrate our 3rd birthday in true burlesque style. We have a very special lineup taking to the stage at Manchester's iconic Matt and Phreds. Starring:We have the absolutely fabulous Lady Wildflower join us…
Contact TheatreOxford Road, M15 6JA Manchester 6pm-8pm I love visiting Creative Writing groups, and this is no different! Looking forward to meeting the University of Manchester Creative Writing Students."Enjoy writing? Or simply want to give it a try? Maybe even you enjoy being around writers?Then join us!As a society we…
Monday 31st October 2016Venue:Chetham's Library,Long Millgate,Manchester M3 1SB 7.30pmFree – no booking required When the darkness knocks...First Draft's Halloween event at Chetham's Library It's Halloween, and there is a darkness calling from a building that has witnessed the shadows of history flood the city. Chetham's Library has soaked itself in…
For Books' Sake presents That's What She Said 26th October7pm-10pmTickets £4 Venue: Polari at Via,28 Canal Street,M1 3EZManchester It's here! We've been running That's What She Said in London for over a year and now it's finally coming North for a very special Halloween launch event. That's What She Said…
Thursday 13th October7.30pm The Red Shed18 Vicarage St South,Wakefield WF1 1QX Red Shed Readings now approach their 25th event.Since their inception the Readings have featured over thirty guest readers and as many support readers in addition to musical contributions of a fine and varied nature. Equally important is the open…
Verbose – bringing words to the 'burbs Monday 26 September 20167.30-10pmFree entry Fallow cafe,2a Landcross Road,Fallowfield,Manchester, M14 6NA. Featuring Bare Fiction contributors Rosie Garland, Michael Conley and Rachel Mann. "Fallowfield's number one live literature night"– Manchester Evening News"One of the best nights going"– Manchester Wire Verbose is a monthly spoken…
"The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker" "These writers are the boneshakers. Let their impact rattle, rise, and wrap itself around you." Three Minute TheatreAfflecks Arcade,35-39 Oldham Street,M1 1JG Manchester 2 September 19:00–21:00£5 in advance or on door great weather for MEDIA is thrilled to return to Manchester and 3MT With…
Scary Lady Sarah and William Faith - wedding Metro Chicago3730 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 6061328th August, 18.00 CDT We can finally say with 100% certainty that the wedding ceremony/dinner/dancing/reception will all take place at Metro, which has been a big part of both of our musical lives for many…
Hebden Bridge Steampunk Weekend presents:In association with Cabaret HeavenA Fantastical Steampunk Cabaret The Trades ClubHolme StreetTown Centre, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EE £12/£10 [+10% Booking fee]Doors open 8pm Compered by the incomparable Mysti Valentine with Mike Hancock, this night will feature the strange and wonderful, including Rosie Lugosi (Lesbian Vampire Queen),…
Saucy Shindig Malones (venue 280)14 Forrest Rd.EdinburghEH1 2QN Time: 9pm – 10.30pm Join GlasVegas showgirl Roxy Stardust as she presents an hour (and a bit!) of burlesque and cabaret!Friday 12th - Rosie Lugosi, Maisie Martini, Luna TikTok & Shir Madness – hosted by Jacques Bruxelles http://freefringe.org.uk/edinburgh-fringe-festival/the-saucy-shindig-2/
Saucy Shindig Malones (venue 280)14 Forrest Rd.EdinburghEH1 2QN Time: 9pm – 10.30pm Join GlasVegas showgirl Roxy Stardust as she presents an hour (and a bit!) of burlesque and cabaret!Thursday 11th - Rosie Lugosi, Maisie Martini, Rebecca Rose & Shir Madness – hosted by Jacques Bruxelles http://freefringe.org.uk/edinburgh-fringe-festival/the-saucy-shindig-2/
FREAK Circus Poetry Bordello Venue: Woodland Creatures260-262 Leith Walk,Edinburgh EH6 5EL Fringe Venue number 282 Time & date - Wednesday 10th August6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 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…
Bare Fiction‎Launch of The Knowledge Weapon by Annette C. Boehm.with special guests Rosie Garland & Emma McGordon Blackwell's Bookshop ManchesterBridgeford Street,nr Arthur Lewis Building,M13 9PL ManchesterThis is a free event.Entry from 6pm ready for 6:30pm start. Annette's book launch tour continues in Manchester with this event at Blackwell's University Bookshop…
Bridgeman Studio Award 2016: And the winner is.... http://www.bridgemanimages.com/en-GB/blog/bridgeman/post/9211/preview Standing in The News Building at London Bridge last Thursday the view of London was extraordinary, but for once it paled in comparison to the wealth of talent on display inside the room. The judging for the Bridgeman Studio Award 2016…
Mugen Tea HouseScotland Street,SheffieldS3 7AA Entry is £5/3  7pm A night of poetry and entertainment provided by neuroatypical performers - plus the Yorkshire launch of a new book, 'Autism Equality in the Workplace'. We have two guest performers Janine Booth and Rosie Garland.Plus local performers Sez Thomasin, Kate Garrett, Rob…