Pop Up Festival – I’m performing on June 30th at 4:30. Nii Parkes presents a sparkling mix of poetry, song, storytelling and live illustration, interlinked by the motif of the circle, and featuring an array of story-making talent with Joe Coelho and Aoife Mannix.
Conference Of The Birds – poems I was commissioned to write inspired by working with older people in Sutton are being presented at Secombe Theatre on July 4th.
Fortune Telling Launch – my book of poems, stories and photographs inspired by my Arts Council funded residency with the Islington Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Women’s Welfare Group and photographer Leticia Vaverdes was launched on May 14th as part of Islington’s Word Festival. You can order the book here -Fortune Telling
‘Animal Alphaboating for All’ – I’m performing with John Hegley on June 3rd as part of Holloway Arts Festival
Ledbury Poetry Festival – I’m performing two shows on July 8th. My children’s show Misunderstood Monsters for 4-8 year olds with Janie Armour at 4pm
and later in the evening at 7:45 a show for grown ups called What We Should Have Said created by Perrier Comedy award-winning Stuart Silver, with poets Samantha Wynne Rhydderch, Aoife Mannix, Hannah Silva, Richard Douglas Pennant and cellist Roland Melia
Latitude Festival – I’m performing at this year’s festival from 12th – 15th July
Monkey Poet’s Spoke’n'Heard – I’m performing with Ben Mellor on July 18th at Gullivers, Oldham St, Manchester. Tix are a £5 – er.