Saturday, April 18, 2009

LEAMINGTON SPA: PureandGoodandRight

Sunday, April 19th, 2009, 7pm to book a slot, 7.30pm prompt start, £3 / £2
The Fox,
32 Clarendon Avenue,
Leamington Spa
CV32 4RZ.

PUREandGOODandRIGHT is an open mic poetry event taking place at The Fox, Leamington Spa. We also have great guest performance poets. Every event is an opportunity for YOU to come along and perform your poetry!!

Our special guest this month is the much acclaimed and 1000th Gloucestershire Poet Laureate Peter Wyton. Born in Northern Ireland, Peter has lived all over the place since the age of 15, but has been rooted firmly in Gloucester since 1979. He has won many first prizes in literary competitions as well as in the field of slam performance poetry.

He has presented his work at Festivals and Arts Centres from Devon to Lancashire and at a wide variety of venues along the way, ranging from the Troubadour Café in Earls Court to Lewes Prison. He has had two nominations for the Forward Prize and his poetry has been featured in the Daily Telegraph, the Daily Express, on BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please and Something Understood, in addition to several anthologies and a wide number of literary magazines. His latest collection, Not All Men Are From Mars, is being sold in support of Women’s Aid.

With open mic support from…….YOU! Come and share your poems - seasoned poets and first time performers most welcome!

If you're planning to come along, or would like to know more about the night, please email

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