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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…
Lesbian Lives Conference 2017: Lesbian Love/s http://www.lesbianlives.org/conference-2017-1/ Saturday 25th February 2017The LGBTQ Life Research Hub is please to announce that the 2017 International Lesbian Lives conference will be held at the University of Brighton, UK, 24-25 February 2017...and I’m delighted that I have been invited to present a paper on…
UNIQLO TATE LATE Tate ModernBanksideLondonSE1 9TGFree entry6pm-10pm Experience the gallery after-hours with a mix of art, music, film and workshopsThis month we celebrate women in art by taking inspiration from the pioneering contemporary female artists in our collection. Pop-Up Feminist Library Check in to the Feminist Library to explore Tate’s…
Campus Pride Campus Pride rolls out across campus in February, with a special live literature event on Wednesday 22nd, featuring Rosie Garland!Plus OPEN MIC.Free event Venue:Stage 2Leeds Beckett University Student UnionCity Campus,Portland Building,Portland Way,Leeds LS1 3HE Time: 6.30pm for a 7pm startContact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Time-Travelling Suffragettes at ‘Rock Art’ HOME2 Tony Wilson Place,First Street,Manchester M15 4FN 6-9pmEntry price: FreeJoin us for an appearance of The Time-Travelling Suffragettes at Club BIG, a pop-up music club and performance space that hosts a range of special gigs, performances and events. Fri 17th Feb 2017 As part…
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…