Tagged: “performance”

One-Day Short Course: Storytelling

Saturday 16 November 2019, 10am-4pm. Lunch is not included. Birmingham & Midland Institute   Storytelling is one of our oldest and most potent art forms. In this interactive, and creative workshop we will be exploring the gems of this oral tradition that can be applied to any story you are currently developing. A beguiling traditional […]

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WORDPlay Poetry in association with Nine Arches Press

Join Nine Arches Press for an eclectic and lively night of poetry with some of the UK’s best poets and performers! Hosted by Nine Arches Press, WORDPLAY brings a selection of new and acclaimed voices in poetry and spoken word to the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry (City of Culture 2021) for four seasonal events plus […]

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Room at the Top: A Writer’s Week in the Rotunda

We asked Birmingham Poet Laureate, Richard O’Brien, to tell us a bit about his residency in the Rotunda in central Birmingham, which he did in January 2019.   If you spend much time in Birmingham and you’re anything like me, ‘what actually goes on in the Rotunda?’ will undoubtedly be one of your biggest questions […]

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One-day Short Course: Improvisation for Writers

A one-day short course for writers of all abilities who want to think about their writing in a new way. Improvisation for Writers is a course for people who want to disrupt their thoughts and open new avenues for ideas. It’s designed with an understanding of how hard it is to be open to surprises, […]

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Short Course: Performing Your Writing

Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 28 February, 7, 14, 21 and 28 March 2018 Birmingham & Midland Institute With Antonia Beck At some point, every writer faces the joy or indeed the fear of reading or performing their work in public. This five-session course will provide you with the opportunity to take part in practical activities, […]

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The Emma Press Showcase

The Emma Press is an independent poetry publisher based in Birmingham – a true gem of the Jewellery Quarter – and dedicated to producing beautiful, thought-provoking books. In 2016, founder Emma Wright was awarded the Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets. We’re delighted to showcase some Emma Press writers in this celebratory event, including Belfast […]

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