Story Box is a lo-tech story dispenser, present at the Arena Theatre throughout the festival
Be inspired to write by works on display in the Art Gallery's current exhibitions, including Lego, Robert Perry and Charlotte Hodes.
African (Esan) folktale fragments as stimuli for creating interventive plays. Features include, learning about African (Esan) folktale contexts, listening to African tales being read and having the opportunity to create short interventive plays based on African (Esan) folktale fragments.
Mierce's Marks: A showcase of the diverse literary voices of the region, from rising stars to established names.
Love writing? Want some inspiration and the chance to meet other young authors - then come along to the Writing West Midlands creative writing group for young people aged 12-16.
BJ Edwards, a totally blind poet and writer, performs a selection of poems from his recently published collection, Tesserae.
The Eclectic Poetry Pagoda takes some of the best poets on the circuit and aims to twist your preconceptions of what poetry is and can be. May contain adult language and themes.
A one-woman show about the universe and our place in it.
Willis the Poet presents an extravaganza of comic verse and rib-tickling spoken word wizardry by some of the funniest performance poets he knows.
ART!VIST UK presents a night of visual art, poetry, music and storytelling exploring the historic stories of an under represented diaspora, in collaboration with SXWKS collective.
Join us for our School and Colleges Taster Day.
'TransLive' aspires to highlight literary translation's importance as a creative practice that can enhance intercultural awareness in the UK's and the region's linguistically diverse society, while simultaneously foregrounding translation's place in the economy of cultural production.