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Steve Pottinger and Emma Purshouse

Steve Pottinger
Saturday June 15th  2019 7.00pm for 7.30pm 

Brummie poet Steve is a born story-teller who has entertained audiences from Penzance to Orkney. He has published five collections of poetry.  Expect poems on subjects from the personal right through to the global, with a wild detour via outrageous dreaming.  

'A rising star.' Cheltenham Poetry Festival

'Brilliant. And I hate poetry.' Susan Murray, comedian

'Exceptional.' Louder Than Words festival.

Emma debut collection 'Close' (Offa's Press 2018) followed on from a volume of children's poems- winner of The Rubery Prize in 2017. She’s won both the 'Making Waves' poetry competition (Judge: Luke Wright) and the Shambala Festival poetry slam. Expect performances that are ‘both breathtaking and engaging.’

'Bubbling with wisdom and silliness.'  AF Harrold

'A whirlwind of wit and humour.' Write Out Loud

Come and strut your stuff, poetical, musical or theatrical in our acclaimed Fickle Tupperware Bowl of Fate open micspots.

Tickets £8.00

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