Quay Words so far...

Writer event

Anthony Joseph reads from his novel The Frequency of Magic

Join author, poet and musician Anthony Joseph as he reads from his most recent novel The Frequency of Magic, accompanied by some of the UK’s finest musicians, he will create an enthralling performance of spoken word and improvised jazz. The Frequency of Magic is an experimental, magical realist story about Raphael who earns his living as a…

Wednesday 15 September 6;30 pm - 7:30 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

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

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 3:00 pm - 3: 50 pm
Writer event

Anita Sethi: A reading from I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain

Quay Words is  to be joined by Anita Sethi, who will be reading from her work I Belong Here, a journey of reclamation through the natural landscapes of the North, brilliantly exploring identity, nature, place and belonging. The reading will be followed by a conversation with Literature Works CEO Helen Chaloner and questions from the audience….

Wednesday 11 August 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and courses

Masterclass with Adrian Cooper of Little Toller Books

Advice from an expert on editing and publishing your creative non-fiction and nature writing. In this Quay Words Summer masterclass, we are pleased to continue our nature season with a workshop and one-to-one mentoring from Adrian Cooper, the publisher and editorial director of Little Toller Books. Little Toller was started in 2008 with a singular purpose…

Saturday 31 July 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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
Free Event

Rustle: Post-show workshop with Paddleboat Theatre

Come and join PaddleBoat for a 60 minute post-show workshop and decide what our next woodland adventure should be!What new mysteries will we find if we follow the estuary? What treasures lie on the riverbed? And what monsters might lurk nearby? Using puppetry, song, props and physical storytelling, you will learn how to bring your…

Saturday 24 July 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
1 2 3 11