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SAY OWT SCRATCH CLUB York Explore Library 29th July 2018 12.30 Free entry! Different to a normal event: 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 SHOWCASE Th Teapot, Parliament Street, Great Yorkshire Fringe 25th July 2018 7.00-8.00pm £7
Say Owt are gearing up to gatecrash the Great Yorkshire Fringe with a raw melting pot of poets delivering rapid fire, heartfelt, energetic and exciting spoken word. This sizzling showcase will parade some of the finest word-weavers that will make you laugh, cheer and quite possibly get a hearty dose of Feelings.
“York poetry powerhouse.” – One And Other Book tickets here: http://www.greatyorkshirefringe.com/venues/the-tea-pot/say-owt-showcase/
THE DIZZINESS OF FREEDOM BOOK LAUNCH featuring Rob Auton + Jackie Hagan + Maria Ferguson + Kat Francois In Bad Betty Press anthology, The Dizziness of Freedom, 50 poets speak out about mental health. This book, supported by Arts Council England, compiles work from some of the most exciting voices in contemporary poetry, including emerging artists, award-winning writers and performers, and mental health ambassadors.
A rotating line-up of fabulous poets from this Anthology will cross the UK in spectacular showcases, and Say Owt is proud to help host the York leg of this tour. Compered by Jake Wild Hall and Henry Raby. The venue has step-free access.
All Saints Church, York 9th October 2018 BYOB (but please respect the space)