our final event before the summer holidays sees Luke Samuel Yates joining Hannah Stone on the bill for ‘Chelping’ at The Leeds Library, with open mic hosted by Matt Abbott.
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Chelping #21 | Kayo Chingonyi & Kathryn Millington on 18 Mayon
our second installment of ‘Chelping’ for 2023 stars Kayo Chingonyi alongside Kathryn ‘Millie’ Millington! what an absolute belter. there are open mic slots available as usual, although these are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Chelping #20 | Clare Shaw & Nafeesa Hamid on 16 Maron
Chelping returns for 2023 with its 20th installment, starring Clare Shaw and Nafeesa Hamid on Thursday 16 March! join us in the breathtaking 255-year-old The Leeds Library for one of the city’s leading poetry nights.
unfortunately, at the time of typing, all of the open mic slots have gone. apologies for any disappointment caused.
Chelping #19 | Cecilia Knapp & Rommi Smith on 17 Novon
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.
Chelping #18 | Helen Mort & Matthew Hedley Stoppard on 15 Sepon
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.
Chelping #17 | Amy Acre & Abdullah Adekola on 16 Junon
Join us in the stunning surrounds of 254-year-old The Leeds Library for one of Leeds’ leading poetry nights! The 17th installment of ‘Chelping’ stars Amy Acre and Abdullah Adekola, plus open mic hosted by Matt Abbott.
Previous headliners have included internationally renowned performers such as recent T.S. Eliot Prize winner Joelle Taylor, Sabrina Mahfouz, Anthony Anaxagorou, and Theresa Lola. We’ve also had nationally renowned poets including Cecilia Knapp, Jess Green, and Toby Campion.
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Chelping #16 | Casey Bailey & Ella Otomewo on 28 Apron
Join us in the stunning surrounds of 254-year-old The Leeds Library for one of Leeds’ leading poetry nights! The 16th installment of ‘Chelping’ stars Casey Bailey and Ella Otomewo, plus open mic hosted by Matt Abbott.Continue reading “Chelping #16 | Casey Bailey & Ella Otomewo on 28 Apr”
Joelle Taylor at The Leeds Library on 3 Sepon
The inimitable Joelle Taylor is touring her new collection ‘C+nto & Othered Poems‘, and we’re over the moon to have linked her with The Leeds Library for the Yorkshire leg. She’s at the stunning 253-year-old venue on Friday 3 September.
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