Poetry Swaps Online Autumn 2020

Poetry Swaps Online Autumn 2020

This Zoom event will see invited poets perform plus an open mic opportunity!

Join us for our regular poetry-exchange every second month - now online! - where top poets from Stamford and the surrounding area are invited to present their poetry.

This Zoom event will see invited poets perform plus an open mic opportunity. To book your place to read or to listen, please email karen.b@stamfordartscentre.com

 Weds 16 September Line-up:

HEADLINER: Michael Wilson​


Michael Wilson is a national award winning published performance poet. His writing is a balance of light and shade. He is a multi national slam finalist and winner of several slams, including Cheltenham Lit UK slam and Belfast Book Festival slam the last Belfast Book Festival slam. His show and book were performed during a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe, gaining a five star review from Bouquets and Brickbats. His first full book, Bedlam’s Best and Finest is an experimental poetic expose of mental illness and health. Michael has toured the UK and Ireland extensively and last year toured central and east Canada. Michael often performs his poems along with sign language. He has been broadcast on BBC Radio regional and national as well as RTE Radio 1 in the Republic of Ireland. He has been organizing events for years and cut his teeth in Manchester. He most recently won the NZ At Your PLace slam. He resides in Portstewart, Northern Ireland.

SUPPORT: Sarah Hatherhill

Sarah Hatherill is a published designer/illustrator. Her writing is to the point. Her poems are about friendship and life in the middle. She is inspired by small things, fascinated by motherhood and why connection sparks between some but not others.

Book Tickets

When: Weds 16 September & Weds 18 November, 8pm

Where: Via Zoom, please email karen.b@stamfordartscentre.com to join or to read

What: Live poetry readings


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