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Royal Albert Hall and For Books' Sake present ‘That's What She Said’ Elgar RoomRoyal Albert HallKensington GoreLondon, SW7 2AP Monday 17 December 2018Starts: 9:30pm As part of the Royal Albert Hall's Christmas Season, For Books’ Sake are presenting a late night End of Year Special of That’s What She Said.…
HAUNT Manchester presents Black Christmas The Peer Hat,14-16 Faraday Street,M1 1BE Manchester Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 12:00-19:00Free event Readings start at 3pm – featuring Rosie Garland at 4pm Have you been naughty this year? Have you been very, very naughty?Then you might be the perfect guests to receive the…
Emmeline Pankhurst statue unveiling St Peter’s Square,Manchester M2 3AE MiddayFree event As well as brass bands, speeches and a full choir – Rosie Garland is honoured to be singing at the unveiling event.The statue of Emmeline Pankhurst will be unveiled in St Peter’s Square, Manchester on Friday, 14th December 2018…
What an adventure!On Saturday December 1st I sang the Pankhurst Anthem – specially written by Helen Pankhurst & Lucy Pankhurst - in Etihad Stadium in front of the Manchester City crowd at half time! I can honestly say I've never sung in front of a crowd of 50,000 people. All…
The Looking Glass Burlesque Pyramid & Parr HallPalmyra Sq.,Warrington WA1 1BL Saturday, 24 November 2018 from 19:30-22:30Tickets £11- £14 The Looking Glass Burlesque returns to it's Warrington home for the annual spectacular showcase of some of the finest burlesque and cabaret talent in the UK. Starring a bevvy of internationally-acclaimed…
FLIM NITE presents 'Pan's Labyrinth' The Three Minute TheatreAfflecks Arcade,35-39, Oldham Street,Manchester M1 1JG What would ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ look like chewed up and spat out by comedians, theatremakers, writers and musicians? We have created a labyrinthine underworld in order to test the moral strength of our artists and let the…
Finally, I can announce that I am inaugural Writer-in-Residence at The John Rylands Library in Manchester. It’s fantastic news.How? I put together a proposal, & asked. The power of asking, indeed. Read the article in the University of Manchester magazine, here: “When I first moved to Manchester I was stunned…
‘Manchester Dark, Manchester Light - the inspiration behind The Night Brother’. Saturday 3rd November 20183pm – 4.30pmStarting point: The Craft Centre,Oak Street,Manchester M4 5JD Limited places - £10Special offer - Oak St Cafe at the Craft Centre will be offering cake and coffee/tea for £5 for anyone showing their walking…
The Freakeasy Halloween Showcase Banshee Labyrinth29-35 Niddry Street,Edinburgh,EH1 1LG Free event Time: 8pm – 10.30pm Darkness falls across the land. The midnight hour is close at hand. The Freakeasy crawls in search of blood, to terrorize your neighborhood. That's right folks, the Freakeasy is back! And for the Halloween special.…
That’s What She Said Tribeca,50 Sackville St,Manchester M1 3WF£5 "The biggest spoken word night in London for women" (Evening Standard) returns to Manchester!Shortlisted for Best Spoken Word Night in the UK (Saboteur Awards, 2017), That's What She Said showcases the best new writing and performance by women, featuring iconic and…
Verbalise The Brewery Arts Centre122A Highgate,Kendal LA9 4HE 7.30pm This month our guest is the novelist Rosie Garland who is also famous for being Rosie Lugosi Vampire Poet! Spoken word open mic for poets, novelists, actors, comedians and storytellers, anyone with original material and something to say. Open mic is…
Workshop: a 10 Step Program for Dealing with the Internal Critic 22 September at 10:00–13:00 GIFT Cafe ChesterGrosvenor Park Road,CH1 1QQ Chester, Cheshire Ever write a short story, only to doubt it? Find yourself apologising for your poems when sharing them with others? Do you lie awake at night thinking…
That’s What She Said The Scottish Poetry Library (Venue 203)5 Crichton's Close,Edinburgh EH8 8DT16th August 2018 19:30-21.30Free event 'The biggest spoken word night in London for women' (Evening Standard) returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for three incendiary shows. After being shortlisted for Best Regular Spoken Word Night (Saboteur Awards 2017),…
Other Voices spoken word cabaret The Banshee Labyrinth (venue 156)Banqueting Hall,29, Niddry Street,Edinburgh EH1 1LG FREE EVENT16th August, 15:10-16:10 Other Voices brings you open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, with a sumptuous cabaret vibe. Special guest for Thursday…
Listen Softly Edinburgh The Scottish Poetry Library (Venue 203)5 Crichton's Close,Edinburgh EH8 8DT15th August 2018 6.45pm to 8pmFree event Women writers showcase!Rosie Garland, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, Christina Neuwirth and Claire Askew will be our feature performers for the women writers showcase. Listen Softly - which came to the Edinburgh Fringe…
FEMFringe Greenside,1 Royal Terrace,Edinburgh EH7 5AB Rosie Garland performs at FEMFringe, Tuesday 14th August! Greenside Venues are proud to present FEMFRINGE - two nights celebrating feminist performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018. With over 40 acts from the biggest venues in Edinburgh, this is not an event to miss!…
She Grrrowls11th August: 23.20-00.20am Banshee Labyrinth (venue 156)Banqueting Hall,29-35 Niddry Street,Edinburgh,EH1 1LG She Grrrowls is a feminist arts night that features poetry, comedy, music and everything in between.She Grrrowls is heading to the Edinburgh Fringe festival again in 2018! At the Banqueting Hall, Banshee Labyrinth, with a late-night slot of…
Sanctuary of Sin 11th August: 9.15pm – 10.15pm Bar Bados (Venue 281) ROOM 168 Cowgate,EdinburghEH1 1JW The Convent of Corruption once again opens its doors! We invite you to come worship at our late night services of debauched, depraved and downright naughty Cabaret performance. Only the most subversive sinners are…
Poetry Bordello Woodland Creatures (Venue 282)260-262 Leith Walk,Edinburgh EH6 5EL 9th August 201820.00-22.00Free event Poetry Bordello is a deliciously naughty blend of risqué spoken word and astounding burlesque performance brought to you by List Hot 100 performance poetry company – Poetry Circus. 2018's line-up includes bestselling novelist and chanteuse Rosie…
Speakin’ Weird Spin,10 Littlejohn StreetAberdeen AB10 1FG 7.30pm-10.30pm Open mic spoken word event in Aberdeen featuring poetry sensation Rosie Garland! 2nd Wednesday of the month. Poetry, comedy, prose, stories, angry rants and introspective musings all welcome. Hosted by Sparklechops. https://www.facebook.com/sparklechops3/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel
Gothic Manchester Festival Events presentsTwisted Tales of Hybridity Saturday 4 August, 6.00pm – 8.30pmInternational Anthony Burgess Foundation3 Cambridge StManchesterM1 5BY Celebrating the sixth year of the Gothic Manchester Festival, Twisted Tales of Hybridity will bring together three authors who have all appeared in previous years; Rosie Garland (Vixen and The…
Brontë 200 - What Emily Means to Us A celebration of Emily Brontë at 200 Venue – Haworth venue tbcTime – 7.30pm We’re rounding off Emily’s birthday weekend with a celebration of her work and legacy. Join a stellar line-up of Lily Cole, Patience Agbabi, Rosie Garland and an array…
Brontë 200 - Women, the Gothic and Emily Haworth,Venue tbcTickets £8/£6 concessions and Brontë Society members The imposing houses, eerie doubling of names and wandering of unquiet spirits combine within Wuthering Heights to create one of the great Gothic texts of the nineteenth century. Emily Brontë’s only published novel continues…
Prose Pride: An Evening of Fabulous Words Waterstones Nottingham1/5 Bridlesmith Gate,Nottingham, NG1 2GR 23 July at 19:00–22:00 Write Pride proudly presents an evening of LGBTQ performance...Admission: £5 Featuring ROSIE GARLANDAlso featuring work from participants of Rosie Garland's masterclass workshop. Taking place in Nottingham from July 23rd to 27th for the…
PROSE PRIDE writing workshop Write Pride proudly presents a masterclass with Rosie Garland! Waterstones Nottingham1/5 Bridlesmith Gate,Nottingham, NG1 2GR 23 July at 14:00–17:0016+ only Masterclass Price: £5 Our series of masterclasses will include a combination of writing prompts, focussed writing time and professional advice from an experienced writer to support…
Hooray Cabaret at Buxton International Festival Venue:Spiegeltent,Pavilion GardensSt John's Rd,Buxton SK17 6BE Time - 7.00pm - 12.00amPrice - £20 The only way to celebrate the last night of the Festival – in the Spiegeltent with Hooray Cabaret!Join us for a night filled with music, laughter, burlesque and acrobaticsHosted by the…
That's What She Said MCR Tribeca,50 Sackville St,Manchester M1 3WF £5 "The biggest spoken word night in London for women" (Evening Standard) returns to Manchester! Shortlisted for Best Spoken Word Night in the UK (Saboteur Awards, 2017), That's What She Said showcases the best new writing and performance by women,…
Club Big @The Boo The Boo679 Bacup Rd,RawtenstallBB4 7HB7pm till lateTickets £6 Advance £7 Door Club BigJohn Hyatt brings Club Big to the Boo.For two months in 2017 as part of his Rock Art exhibition at HOMEmcr, the polymath professor, musician and artist, created an entire club, complete with neon…
Soapbox, Manchester Histories Festival Friday 8th June5.30pm – free eventAll Saint’s Park,Grosvenor Square,Oxford RoadManchester, M15 6BH Manchester Histories Festival returns across Greater Manchester for a long-weekender from 7-11 June 2018 with the theme protest, democracy, and freedom of speech. For Manchester Histories Festival 2018 and in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan…
Manchester Histories Festival launch Manchester City Art Gallery,Mosley Street,Manchester M2 3JLFree event – 6-9pm Celebrate the launch of the 2018 Manchester Histories Festival with us. Meet the festival team and volunteers and discover what’s on over the weekend in more detail. Throughout the galleries hear protest poetry and trailblazers of…
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