We’d like to say a colossal thank you to all of the poets who performed at our ‘LIVEwire’ events in 2018. We staged a UN Women #HeForShe event in London in March, we delivered the ‘LIVEwire Salon’ to Byline Festival in August, and plus a quarterly night at Seven Arts in Leeds.
The ‘LIVEwire’ events will be a big focus for us in 2019, and we’re excited to hear from potential festivals, venues and producers. These events champion troubled poets; rebels and renegades; personal and political voices that rally against the establishment. We pride ourselves on programming a diverse range of acts from around the UK.
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Following the huge success of the ‘Pessimism Is For Lightweights’ t-shirts (on sale here), we’re delighted to be releasing the ‘Live at Byline Festival EP‘ from Salena Godden.
The tracks were recorded during Salena’s Saturday night performance at the festival, which received an extensive standing ovation and was one of the stand-out performances of Salena’s career.
You can purchase the album on CD or digital download from £5, and both purchases include a high-quality video of Salena’s Byline performance of ‘Pessimism Is For Lightweights’.
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N&T presents the ‘LIVEwire Salon’
After going down a storm at the very first Byline Festival last June, we’ve been invited to return with our #LIVEwire Salon for 2018’s festival.
Join us at the Backline Stage on the Friday and Sunday nights, as we present a relentless wave of fiery, political and cutting-edge spoken word poetry. Curated by Byline’s Poet Laureate Salena Godden and N&T founder Matt Abbott.
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