Poetry and Literature 2017

Poetry and Literature

08 Jun to 30 Jun

Story Box

Story Box is a lo-tech story dispenser, present at the Arena Theatre throughout the festival

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11 Jun to 28 Jun

Poetry Shots

Be inspired to write by works on display in the Art Gallery's current exhibitions, including Lego, Robert Perry and Charlotte Hodes.

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15 Jun

African Folktales Workshop

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.

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15 Jun

Mierce's Marks

Mierce's Marks: A showcase of the diverse literary voices of the region, from rising stars to established names.

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17 Jun

Young Writers

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.

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24 Jun

Into the Edging Place

BJ Edwards, a totally blind poet and writer, performs a selection of poems from his recently published collection, Tesserae.

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25 Jun

The Eclectic Poetry Pagoda

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.

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28 Jun

Universe - Filitico Arts

A one-woman show about the universe and our place in it.

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28 Jun

Willis the Poet's Comedy Extravaganza

Willis the Poet presents an extravaganza of comic verse and rib-tickling spoken word wizardry by some of the funniest performance poets he knows.

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29 Jun

Herstory Live - Art!visit

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.

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29 Jun

Humanities Taster Day

Join us for our School and Colleges Taster Day.

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30 Jun

TransLive

'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.

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