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SAY OWT SCRATCH CLUB York Explore 1-3pm 25th November Free! If you are working on a new poem, or want to polish off an old one, this is the perfect event for you. In a friendly and constructive environment, share you piece for feedback, advice and get support from your peers. Hosted by the Say Owt team.
SONNET YOUTH OPEN MIC Fulford Arms, Fulford Road, York Y010 4EX 26/11/18 7.30 Free Sonnet Youth is a literary rave. A poetic piss up – bringing together poets, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances.
Curated and hosted by Glasgow based spoken word artists, Kevin P. Gilday (BBC 6, BBC The Social, Edinburgh Fringe, Toronto Fringe, Wickerman, Glastonbury) and Cat Hepburn (BBC6 Music, BBC Scotland, STV’s Late Show, BBC The Social, Edinburgh Fringe), Sonnet Youth reinvents live literature for a new generation.
DISABLED PEOPLE'S WRITING WORKSHOP York Explore Library 2/12/2018 1-3pm Free As part of the city's wider programme for the International Day of People with Disabilities, the session will explore language, structure, culture and performance. Attendees will also have the option to perform to the group, and talk about the practicalities of accessing live art spaces as disabled artists. The session will be suitable for everyone from curious beginners to seasoned scribblers, no experience necessary. It's open to anyone who identifies within the disabled umbrella, including chronically ill, mentally ill and neurodivergent people. Carers and guardians welcome. More info here.