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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We’re thrilled to announce that Salena Godden‘s highly-acclaimed ‘LIVEwire‘ album is now being stocked in Rough Trade’s UK stores, and is also on sale via their online store.
‘LIVEwire’ was released in spring 2017, and is available on 2LP gatefold vinyl and Special Edition jewel case CD, as well as in a high-quality zine format.
The album was shortlisted for The Poetry Society’s prestigious Ted Hughes Award, and was given 5* in The iPaper (“a spoken word album that is truly electric”).
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‘LIVEwire at Seven Arts’ No.3
Our quarterly ‘LIVEwire at Seven Arts’ night returns to Leeds on 13 September with another stunning line-up for you. We’re delighted to welcome Nafeesa Hamid and Gemma Baker to Seven Arts, with Matt Abbott on hosting duties and open mic performers as usual.
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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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To celebrate Record Store 2018, we’re offering you a special 25% discount on all items purchased in our online store – including the 2LP gatefold vinyl release of Salena Godden‘s ‘LIVEwire‘ album.
Simply apply the code ‘RSD2018’ when you Checkout, and the discount will be taken from the total amount (excluding P+P). ‘LIVEwire’ is also available on Special Edition CD and in a high quality colour zine.
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