our first event of 2023 takes place as part of Leeds Lit Fest, and sees LIVEwire return to Hyde Park Book Club! featuring sets from Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, Ty’rone Haughton, and Jay Mitra. tickets are available here for £6/4.
our final event of 2022 sees us team up with Bad Betty Press on the Leeds leg of their UK! we’ll be returning to Hyde Park Book Club on Thursday 24 November with an outstanding line-up of poets for your hearts and minds.
tickets cost £6 (£4 concessions) and are available here.
our final Chelping event of 2022 takes place at The Leeds Library on Thursday 17 November, and our feature poets are Cecilia Knapp and Rommi Smith! there’ll also be open mic hosted by Matt Abbott, with slots available on a first-come, first-served basis.
tickets are available here for £5.
as always, tickets cost £10 plus booking fee and are available here.
our 18th installment of Chelping at The Leeds Library sees a Chesterfield-themed line-up, with Helen Mort and Matthew Hedley Stoppard occupying the feature slots! we’re convinced that the stunning 254-year-old library is one of the best poetry venues in the country and love bringing our favourite poets to wow audiences there.
it feels like we’ve barely blinked, but in a matter of weeks, Tubthumping is set to return with its fifth installment after a short summer break. join us at The Constitutional in Farsley on Thursday 29 September for feature slots from Kevin P. Gilday and Sophie Sparham!
there’s a nice spotlight on our next Tubthumping event at The Constitutional, Farsley – huge thanks to the Yorkshire Evening Post for this!Continue reading “Yorkshire Evening Post spotlight on Tubthumping”
yep – Leeds Poetry Festival is returning for a second year and so is LIVEwire! this time around, our line-up features Louise Fazackerley, Carla Mellor and Taiwo Ogunyinka. tickets are available here for £7 plus booking fee.
our fourth Tubthumping event steps into the coveted Saturday night slot at The Constitutional. and in order to fend off the competition in your calendars, we’ve programmed an unmissable pairing in Joelle Taylor and Jonathan Kinsman!