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South West Showcase

Featuring performances by:

2:50 - 3:10 1990s Chris

A queer, working class poet, Chris is currently a BBC New creative and writer at Neoteric Dance Company.

3:10 - 3:30 Melanie Branton

Melanie’s second collection of poetry Can You See Where I’m Coming From? Was published in 2018. She’s qualified for three national poetry slam finals.

3:30 - 3:50 Connor Macleod

Connor is a national slam finalist, a Bristol Old Vic playwright,  a Master of Research into spoken word education and very tired most of the time.

3:50 - 4:10 Birdspeed

Birdspeed is well known across the UK and America for her ability to effortlessly weave together storytelling and movement.

4:10 - 4:30 Tom Sastry

In 2016, Carol Ann Duffy chose Tom Sastry as one of the 2016 Laureate’s Choice poets. His first full collection will be published in October.

Earlier Event: July 20
Barnacle buoys
Later Event: July 20
Richard the Fourth