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Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition Tuesday 15th October 2.30 pm Free, booking advised Book on: 0843 208 0500 Venue - St Ann's Church,St Ann's SquareManchesterM2 7LF The winner of this year's international interfaith poetry competition will be announced at this celebratory event, featuring readings from the shortlisted poets and competition judge,…
London's Première Women's Writers Night When? 9th October 2013 Where? The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX (closest tube = Covent Garden) Time? 8.00 p.m. Door tax – £5.00 – £3.00 concessions With two brilliant features every month, and a warm atmosphere, why not come and sign up…
Amuse- Bouche An evening of poetic comedy. Steph Pike presents a spoken word night with a twist – featuring Rosie Garland as guest Location: The Kings Arms,11 Bloom Street,SalfordGreater Manchester M3 6AN Time: 8pm (show lasts approx. 2hrs) Price: £3 The first ever UK Women in Comedy Festival will be…
Rosie Garland and the Palace of Curiosities Date: Saturday 5th OctoberTime: 7 – 8.30pmVenue: Ikon Gallery,1 Oozells SquareBrindleyplaceBirmingham, B1 2HS Tickets: £8 / £6 To go to event website - click this link http://www.birminghamliteraturefestival.org/ "Gentlemen and Ladies! How happy I am to welcome you to this Palace of Curiosities on…
Poetry and stories to lift your spirits and take away the blues "A gothic twist" Isis Café,910 Stockport Road,Levenshulme, M19 (near Albert Road) 6pm- 8pm poetry/ creative writing workshop The workshop will be run by our special guest writer Rosie Garland. The workshop theme is 'writing from a different angle'.…
The Palace of Curiosities - paperback available from 26th September 2013
Loose Muse Women's Poetry Anthology Launch Thomas's Bar & Restaurant,49-51 Thomas Street,Manchester M4 1NAEntrance £3.00 Doors open 7.30pm Performances start 8pm Featuring 5 Manchester poets (including Rosie Garland, Steph Pike, Rebecca Audra Smith and others) and 2 London Poets. Plus Open Mic (The open mic is women only but men…
Women's Stage, Manchester Pride 17:30 - 23:00 // Saturday 24 August Sackville Gardens,Sackville StreetManchester A stage celebrating female performers, including live bands, acoustic and comedy performances. ROSIE WILL BE ONSTAGE 6PM-6.30PM. Featuring Rosie Lugosi, Claire Mooney, Becca Williams, Lucy Mae, Heather Peace, Dixie Day & others http://www.manchesterpride.com/womens
Stirred @Queer Alt.Manchester Date: Friday 23rd August Time: 6pm Venue: The PentHouse NQ, Hilton House26-28 Hilton StreetNorthern QuarterManchesterM1 1EH http://thepenthousenq.com/ 'Resistance may only be a paper's width but use it all' - Anna Percy Stirred will be performing feminist, queer poetry at The PentHouse as part of Queer Alt.Manchester. Featuring…
Wotever Sex Show starts: 19:00 Doors open 30mins before the show Venue: Royal Vauxhall Tavern,372 Kennington Lane LondonSE11 5HY.020 7820 1222 Wotever World returns to the Hot August Fringe each Tuesday to present the ever-popular Wotever Sex series. This year we explore the topics of Lust, Love and Death. Chirpy…
The Isle of Arran Poetry Adventure 2013 St.Columbas,Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland A week of writing workshops on the beautiful isle of Arran, facilitated by Gerry Potter-Poet, Rosie Garland, Steph Pike, Anna Percy, John G.Hall, Steve Waling, Leanne Bridgewater, Chanje Kunda and more.
One World, One Heart, One Pride Saturday 27 July 2013 Rosie Lugosi and Claire Mooney host Oldham's 9th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Pride – One World, One Heart, One Pride. Oldham is committed to stamping out homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. After the fabulous parade there's a great Oldham Pride…
A Summer Soirée Date - Wednesday 10th July 2013Time - 7pm.Avenue - The Manchester Grammar School, Old Hall Lane, Manchester M13 0XTTickets - £20 Fundraising dinner event for the new teenage cancer unit at The Christie in Robert Broude's name. Guests and speakers include Val McDermid – crime writer, author…
The First National Poetry Competition to be organized on the Wirral. http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/ Watch out for the results of this year's Open Poetry Competition. Now in its third year, winners will be advised on 26th June, and the results announced generally on 6th July 2013. Shortlisted poets: Please find below a…
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival – theatre event and reading from The Palace of Curiosities Date: Saturday 29 JuneTime: 5pmVenue: The Birchcliffe Centre,Birchcliffe Road,Hebden Bridge, HX7 8DG Cost: £8 (£6) To book advance tickets, click the link below Roll up! Listen to poet Rosie Garland read from her bewitching first novel.…
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival – creative writing workshop Date: Saturday 29 JuneTime: 11am-1pmVenue: Upstairs at The Birchcliffe Centre,Birchcliffe Road,Hebden Bridge, HX7 8DG Cost: Free but BOOK IN ADVANCE (20 places) - click the link below Suitable for 12+ Ok, so you've already read out your poetry on stage... or you…
Don't Get it Right – Get it Written! Date - Friday 28th June 2013Time - 4:00pm - 6:00pmVenue - World Peace Cafe,76 High LaneManchester M21 9XF A free writing workshop facilitated by Rosie Garland, suitable for new and experienced writers who want to get their creative caffeine flowing. There'll be…
An Evening Of Curiosities With Rosie Garland Supported By Stirred Poets. Date - Thursday 27 June 2013Time - 20:00 - 21:30Venue - The Albert Club,39-41 Old Lansdowne Road,Manchester, M20 2PATickets - £3 on the door Born in London to a runaway teenager, Rosie has always been a cuckoo in the…
'Try Reading Someone New' event Rosie Garland is well known as a poet and performer. Her first published novel set in 1850s London, is the story of Eve and Abel; both freaks of nature searching for escape. It explores what it's like to be different, and traces their struggle for…
The Verb - BBC Radio 3 Date – 21th June 2013 Time – 22.00 – 22.45 Tune in to 90-93 FM Rosie presents her new short story, commissioned for BBC Radio 3 The Verb's season of Mid-Life Fairy Tales. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qwhv8 BBC Radio 3: the week's schedule - click this link
Blender! Trans* Performance Showcase 103C of the Philly Convention Center1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United StatesDoors at 8pm, Show at 9pmFREE Admission to Conference Attendees (with badge)General Public: $5 Donation (No one turned away due to lack of funds) All Ages Hosted by The Notorious OMG and Midwest GenderQueer…
The People's Cafe this Saturday! Featuring Rosie Garland and openstage! Share your words Saturday 8 Jun, 7-9 pm. Bayanihan Community Center, 40-21 69 Street, Woodside, Queens, NY $3 http://www.survivorspoetry.org/the-network/new-york/
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word. The Organic Open Mic Where: Bareburger (East Village) http://www.bareburger.com/ 2nd Floor 85 Second Avenue (@ 5th Street) Manhattan, New York (212) 510-8610 Date; Tuesday 11th June Show starts @ 7pm Cover charge: $10 (@ the door or in advance) One of the hottest open…
Kickin' At The Parkside: JANET HAMILL and friends Venue: The Parkside Lounge, 317 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, United StatesTime: 4pm A great afternoon for poetry and music in NYC with JANET HAMILL and musical friends Greg Feller- (Drummer/percussionist), Mark McNutt– (guitar) and Bob Torsello. Hosted by George…
Blackwell's and Bad Language present an evening with Rob Newman and guests. Tuesday 4th June 2013 – 7pm GORILLA54-56 WHITWORTH STREETMANCHESTER, M1 5WW Author and comedian ROBERT NEWMAN reads from and discusses his stunning new novel The Trade Secret. Supporting will be brilliant and entertaining writing talents ROSIE GARLAND and…
Festival Internazionale di arte queer 2 June 2013, 10.30 – 19.00 Teatro Valle Occupato Via del Teatro Valle, 21, 00186 Rome, Italy 'For the very first time in Italy, we invite you to a new femme-inist queer perspective, to a space open to femmes and their allies. One of the…
GendErotica – The Great Fem Show Festival Internazionale di arte queer Saturday 1st June, 21.30 – 1am Nuovo Cinema PalazzoPiazza dei Sanniti 9/A00185 – Roma (zona san Lorenzo) 'For the very first time in Italy, we invite you to a new femme-inist queer perspective, to a space open to femmes…
A gripping evening featuring stories from writers including Edgar Allan Poe, hosted by English and Creative Writing staff and guest author, Rosie Garland. Lisa Mansell, Paul Houghton and Mark Brown will present a lecture, readings and installations to keep you in suspense. Date: Tuesday May 28th, Time: 7.30 - 9.30…
An evening of Strange and Dark Fictions Prestwich British Legion,225 Bury Old Rd, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1JE Monday 27 May, 7.30pm Tickets £6 (+booking fee) in advance from our Eventbrite online shop For more information on Hic Dragones, check out the website: http://www.hic-dragones.co.uk/ To say it's an honour to have…
VOCABARET The Blue Cat, 17 Shaw Rd, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4AG, Thursday 23rd May, show starts 8pm Only £5 advance, £6 on the door Loud and lively, yet up-close and personal, Vocabaret nights have quickly gained near-legendary status in Prestwich where they play to sell-out audiences. Founded by Tony…