poetry

John Keats’ Year of Wonders

1819 – John Keats’ Year of Wonders

Event Date: 
07/11/2019 - 7:30pm to 09/11/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Keats is one of the greatest English language poets; his rich imagery and language are thrilling to hear and draw the listener into luscious worlds of sensuality and drama. Join the Cygnet Company in celebrating Keats’ genius in this sensual and delicate staging of his great Odes and narrative poems from 1819. Music, movement and romantic passion infuse this unique performance. More details

Word Command : Spoken Word Evening

Event Date: 
11/09/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our Bi-monthly spoken word evening Word Command has become one of the must perform at events in South West England.

Come spend the evening with us and those performing. The evening will serve up a mashing of poetry, storytelling comedy and more...

Steph Bradley Ben Chadwick Ross Bryant Michelle Dilling Harrula Ladd Martin Reeve T.S Idiot Shelly Szendar

More performers TBC

Reserve your free ticket here.

SLAM! Spoken word workshop

Event Date: 
16/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 04/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our 8 part spoken word workshop will guide you through your first steps in the spoken word world to your first performance and beyond.

This workshop will facilitate the development of spoken word artists and poets within a performance setting. It explores a variety of performance styles and examines a range of skills and techniques to ensure that performers connect, engage and entertain. Although each session has its own theme, the evolving of sets, personas and performance styles will be ongoing throughout the workshop.

This eight part workshop runs 2 hours each week on...

Joining Forces Art Exhibition and Events

Event Date: 
19/06/2019 - 11:00am to 29/06/2019 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Awesome Artspace 27, Paris St EX1 2JB

Christine Sawyer, woven tapestries and David Sawyer, paintings, exhibition open Wednesday to Sunday only 11am to 5pm. David Sawyer will also be playing his new sanzachord instrument on occasion during the day. Also there will be evening events on Thursday 20th (7.30pm) and 27th(7.30pm), and Friday 21st (7.00pm) and 28th (7.30pm).

Music and Word: The Romantics

Event Date: 
26/01/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
St Nicholas Priory

Creative Productions SW present an evening of poetry and music of the Romantic era. Join us in exploring the exciting times of Byron, Keats and Shelley, Beethoven, Schubert, Rossini and others for violin, mezzo-soprano and piano.

Enjoy the performance of spoken word and music, evoking the Romantic era and exploring the trials of the ‘Byronic heroes’ and the music of their time.

Step into a world of daring deeds, damsels in distress, political idealism and radical changes in the literary and musical world. Members of Creative Productions SW are graduates of Russia, Italy and...

England World Cup Rap

Authored by atob_92
Posted: Thu, 06/14/2018 - 8:31am

From early days our playing ways were purely practical

No intent to reinvent or cement something maturely tactical

Allardyce and others like him are surely too didactical

And people are surprised when England’s tournament time is anticlimactical

We had the nightmare of Nice against an immutable Iceland

So might there be a cease to the FA’s usual silence?

Guus Hiddink on a 2-year plan was clearly warranted

If they did it that super man would have been sincerely restorative

But oh no, the blazers running the show, appraisers of...

SILENCE - storytelling show by Rachel Rose Reid

Event Date: 
21/04/2018 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Matthews Hall, Fore street, EX3 OHF Topsham, Devon

Artemis Storytelling presents SILENCE by Rachel Rose Reid

Saturday 21st April at 8.00pm Matthews Hall Tickets £8 (a few £7 "affordable" tickets remaining)

https://www.meetup.com/Devon-Storytellers/events/248873922/

Oral tales have been shared in every culture for entertainment, education, cultural preservation and to instill moral values. From Homer to the Brothers Grimm they have stood the test of time.

Grab your tickets and join Rachel Rose Reid for a night of epic and wonderful storytelling!

A tale of naughty trysts and gender shifts, chivalry...

SILENCE - storytelling show by Rachel Rose Reid

Event Date: 
19/04/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Totnes Methodist Church, 47 Fore Street, Totnes TQ9 5RP

South Devon Storytellers present SILENCE by Rachel Rose Reid

  • Thursday 19th April at 7.30pm
  • Totnes Methodist Church
  • Tickets £7.50 advance at www.ticketsource.co.uk/south-devon-story-tellers (link is external) or £9 on the door.

Oral tales have been shared in every culture for entertainment, education, cultural preservation and to instill moral values. From Homer to the Brothers Grimm they have stood the test of time.

https://sfs.org.uk/events/rachel-rose-reid-silence

Grab your tickets and join Rachel Rose Reid for a night...

The Two Robbies

Event Date: 
23/09/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

23 September 7.30pm

Rob Barratt and Robert Garnham present The Two Robbies

An evening of comic poetry, song and whimsy

Robert Garnham and Rob Barratt are two of the South West’s funniest spoken word artists. Both of the Robbies perform all around the UK and internationally. After several years of enjoying each other’s work they have come together to present an evening of thought-provoking poetry, whimsy, song and daftness.

“This is not only clever but I think it’s very funny” (Mike Harding)

Tickets: £6

https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

Local Author P.J. Reed publishes her fourth book - 'Flicker'

Authored by ExeterAuthors Association
Posted: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 3:15pm

Local author, poet, and generally eclectic writer P.J. Reed has just published the fourth book in her collection of senryu and haiku poetry.

P.J. Reed is a member of the Exeter Authors Association and this is the first of her two books published in 2017.

"Flicker is a collection of senryu and haiku poetry P.J. Reed has written over the past two years, This collection celebrates the great selection of interesting characters you meet in Devon, with their stories woven into a poetic tapestry featuring the rugged beauty of the Devon countryside."

This collection is...

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