Summer News

Pop Up FestivalI’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 Birdspoems 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.


About aoife

have a listen at Aoife Mannix is an Irish writer and poet based in London. Her first novel Heritage of Secrets was published by Lubin & Kleyner in 2008. She is the author of four collections of poetry; The Trick of Foreign Words (2002), The Elephant in the Corner (2005), Growing Up An Alien (2007) and the recent Turn The Clocks Upside Down – all with Tall Lighthouse. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, London Live, Resonance FM, and the BBC World Service. Her short stories are included in the anthologies Tell Tales Volume 3 (2006), Small Voices, Big Confessions (2006) and Westside Stories (2003).
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