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Quay Words National Poetry Day Cabaret and Open Mic with Caleb Parkin

We will be ushering in National Poetry Day with Poetry Cabaret celebration. Caleb will share poems on this year’s theme of Choice, read from his new collection, This Fruiting Body and invite you to share your own poems or favourite poems you admire. Poems on the theme – however broadly interpreted – are welcomed, or any of…

Wednesday 6 October 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Event

Quay Words National Poetry Day Workshop with Bristol City Poet, Caleb Parkin

Choice, Lack of

Poet Caleb Parkin will lead you through approaches which – on the surface – remove choice (this year’s National Poetry Day theme). Using decks of cards, dice, random word generators and more, we’ll be inspired by a selection of poems on the theme of Choice. Writing in response, we’ll using these tools and toys to…

Wednesday 6 October 3;30 pm - 5;30 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Poetry Africa present a reading with Rebecca Tantony and Shashi Simelane ‘The Black Sash’

Quay Words is delighted to continue our collaboration with Poetry Africa in Durban South Africa and bring together women writers from the UK and South Africa at our third development day. We’re pleased to be sharing the work of two talented writers, one from South Africa and one from the UK, at this online reading…

Monday 6 September 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Event

Nature Writing for Performance with Naomi Westerman

Online Group Zoom session

If you’re planning to submit for our Quay Voices: Nature Writing for Performance event with Naomi Westerman, or have been using our Nature Writing for Performance resource, this is your chance to catch up online with Naomi and other writers; connect and get some tips and inspiration for your work. Naomi will be offering advice…

Wednesday 1 September 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Poetry Africa present a reading from Emmah Mabye and Nomakhwezi Becker

We are thrilled to present Emmah and Nomakhwezi to audiences from both hemispheres in this second online event from the Quay Words and Poetry Africa partnership.  This event will be live-streamed from 6.30 – 7.30 pm UK time. Save your seat today.  ***** About the writers What started in 2009, as a mere stress reliever has helped Emmah Mabye become…

Friday 18 June 6;30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free Event

Quay Words and Poetry Africa Writer Networking  

We are offering this free networking event to give writers the chance to meet their international peers. This is a chance for women writers from the UK and South Africa to meet, discuss their work and issues that matter to them. The event will be facilitated by Tolu Agbelusi, who will be sharing her expertise and…

Friday 18 June 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free Event

Talk on the wild side with globetrotting-storyteller Clive PiG

Join Clive PiG, storyteller, poet and potato juggler, to hear wacky wildlife stories on Exeter Quayside. Clive’s dynamic delivery of traditional and original tales appeals to young and old, making him a popular performer in the UK and beyond. This travelling talesman has sung songs on TV in New York City, shared stories in Zaatari…

Saturday 21 August 3:00 pm - 3: 50 pm
Free Event

Talk on the wild side with globetrotting-storyteller Clive PiG

Join Clive PiG, storyteller, poet and potato juggler, to hear wacky wildlife stories on Exeter Quayside. Clive’s dynamic delivery of traditional and original tales appeals to young and old, making him a popular performer in the UK and beyond. This travelling talesman has sung songs on TV in New York City, shared stories in Zaatari…

Saturday 21 August 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Free Event

Talk on the wild side with globetrotting-storyteller Clive PiG

Join Clive PiG, storyteller, poet and potato juggler, to hear wacky wildlife stories on Exeter Quayside. Clive’s dynamic delivery of traditional and original tales appeals to young and old, making him a popular performer in the UK and beyond. This travelling talesman has sung songs on TV in New York City, shared stories in Zaatari…

Saturday 21 August 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Free Event

Quay Words and Paddleboat Theatre present Rustle

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop

An outdoor family show and interactive workshop all set against the beautiful backdrop of Exeter Quay Award winning, Exeter based, PaddleBoat Theatre Company and Quay words present RUSTLE an interactive outdoor family show, jam-packed with puppets, songs and outdoor surprises. Imagine that you’re far from home, Playing in the woods all on your own And…

Saturday 24 July 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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