Live Literature Events

Lemn Sissay: Something Dark
Upcoming
Nuffield Southampton (NST) - Campus
Oct 19, 2017
Something Dark is a one-man play that tells the story of celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay's, upbringing in children's homes and foster care, and the search for his family and true identity.
Southampton Showboat: Whisper, Speak, Shout!
Upcoming
The Stage Door
Oct 20, 2017
For one night only, Southampton's finest writers and performers will be taking part in this exciting literary showcase - and it's all for you!
Forget Me Not
Upcoming
The Art House
Oct 22, 2017
Described as "a disturbing masterpiece", Forget Me Not is a must-see. This witty one-man show explores the difficulties of solving a murder whilst living with dementia.
The Sunday Scratch
Upcoming
The Stage Door
Oct 22, 2017
A Sunday afternoon of scratch theatre, comedy, and conversation featuring Michelle Madsen with her new show, and a lot of laughs from the Comedy Lab.
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Upcoming
Nuffield Southampton (NST) - Campus
Oct 23, 2017
All the best words in the best order. A showcase of local, national and international poetry and spoken word.
Entropics Experimental Poetry
Upcoming
Mettricks Old Town
Oct 24, 2017
This new series of exciting experimental poetry returns for the SO:To Speak Festival! Featuring the extraordinary poetry of Samantha Walton.
Write a Note
Upcoming
The Talking Heads
Oct 24, 2017
Step up to the mic at Write a Note, where Issa Loyaan Farrah welcomes all spoken word performers, and this month's special guest, dramatist, writer and novelist, Eric Ngalle Charles.
Use Your Words
Upcoming
Brewdog
Oct 25, 2017
Join regular host Alex Thornber for an evening of fast words and flowing ale.
It’s Halloween!
Upcoming
Bitterne Library
Oct 26, 2017
Be enchanted and entertained by The Hagstone Storyteller, and come along to an afternoon of stories and music with Michael O'Leary.
Haunted: The Travelling Talesman
Upcoming
The Art House
Oct 26, 2017
As Halloween gets ever-closer, The Travelling Talesman is here to bring you the spookiest of stories, guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.