The 11th instalment of ‘Chelping’ at The Leeds Library and the final event of 2019 takes place on Wednesday 20 November, with guest slots from Molly Naylor and Joe Williams.

Nymphs & Thugs | Chelping at The Leeds Library
‘Chelping’ on 20 November 2019

Our September event had a fantastic review in Leeds Living, with guest slots from Hannah Lowe and John Darwin, plus the open mic acts. Click here to book tickets for November’s event.

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The second of our regional events takes place in Bristol on Wednesday 13 November. We’re teaming up with Raise The Bar to bring Salena Godden, Jess Green and Kevin P. Gilday to Arnolfini.

Our first regional event saw a packed crowd enjoy sets from Luke Wright, Louise Fazackerley and Kirsty Taylor at The Edge in Manchester, and we can’t wait for another really special event in Bristol.

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‘LIVEwire’ Bristol on 13 November
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Friday night saw the first of our new #LIVEwire events, with an incredible line-up at Manchester’s The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre. A packed room were treated to sets from Luke Wright, Louise Fazackerley and Kirsty Taylor, hosted by Toria Garbutt.

Video by Northern Heart Films

The images below were taken by Derren Lee Poole, and you can also view the gallery over on our Facebook page here. The next of these events is at Leeds’ Hyde Park Book Club on 2 October, starring Salena Godden and Nafeesa Hamid! Tickets are available here.

Leeds’ most innovative spoken word night, Chelping at the Leeds Library, will be celebrating its 10th edition with nationally acclaimed poet, Hannah Lowe.

Since launching in April 2018, Chelping at The Leeds Library has firmly established itself as the leading spoken word poetry night in Leeds. Taking place in the stunning 251-year-old subscription library, the event has consistently attracted nationally acclaimed poets from around the UK.

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