Live Literature Events

Words on Wheels @ Westquay
Incoming
Westquay South
Oct 28, 2017
Have you ever listened to a comedian on a bus? Watched a live show, or taken part in an outdoor poetry contest? Words on Wheels is your chance! Four vintage buses – creating 7 stages – will be pulling up outside Westquay South, and an army of poets, comedians, and storytellers from across the city...
Lemn Sissay: Something Dark
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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. 7:30pm
Southampton Showboat: Whisper, Speak, Shout!
Incoming
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! 8pm
The Sunday Scratch
Incoming
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. 2pm
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Incoming
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. 7:30pm
Entropics Experimental Poetry
Incoming
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. 7pm
Write a Note
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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. 8pm
Use Your Words
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Brewdog
Oct 25, 2017
Join regular host Alex Thornber for an evening of fast words and flowing ale. 8pm
Haunted: The Travelling Talesman
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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. 7:30pm
Flash Fiction Showcase
Incoming
Mettricks Old Town
Oct 27, 2017
An evening of sizzling short stories with David Swann and FJ Morris, hosted by National Flash Fiction Day Director Calum Kerr. 7:30pm