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SAY OWT SCRATCH CLUB York Explore Library 29th April 12.30 Free entry! Different to a normal night: There’s no stage and no audience. Simply bring a poem along! This could be the very first draft, a new-ish poem you’re trying out, a poem you think needs polishing or even a tried and tested piece you need some fresh thoughts on. You can also come and just sit and watch if you like. In a safe and friendly environment we share poems for supportive and constructive feedback. It’s also totally free and, as is traditional, we have free biscuits too. Event will be on ground floor (step free access); disabled toilets available. Lift to toilets; also disabled toilet on ground floor, accessible via staff.
SAY OWT PRESENTS: WORKING TITLE OPEN MIC Dusk, New Street, YO1 8RA 3rd May 2018 7.30 Free entry Big Charlie Hart is one of the sweetest, loveliest and beardiest poets in the scene. He's cultivated a lovely community over in Lancaster and will running a special open mic at Dusk. Warm, accessible and exactly the refreshing evening we need to remind us of the power of words and sharing spaces. Poetry, spoken word and story-telling all welcome!
HANNAH SILVA: TALK IN A BIT City Screen Basement 15th May 2018 7.30 £7 Say Owt once again teams up with Apples and Snakes for a unique unmissable show. Hannah Silva is a poet, director, play-wright and spoken word artist. She's joined forced with internationally renowned Swiss musician and percussionist Julian Sartorius, Swiss cellist Zeno Gabaglio and Italian electronics composer Luca Xelius Martegani. Hannah's poetry semantic tapestries are transformed by electronics and virtuosic percussion. A truly original sound, experimental yet accessible: a marriage of music and words, atmospheres and grooves, technology and grit. Supports to be announced.