Bristol Poetry Festival 2016 (1st to 15th October) sees poetry readings from: Gillian Clarke, Penelope Shuttle & John Greening, Helen Mort, Zaffar Kunial, Vahni Capildeo, Niall Campbell, Deborah Harvey, Matthew Caley, David Briggs, Rachael Boast, Alison Brackenbury, Rosie Jackson, Carrie Etter, Matthew Barton, Stewart Carswell and Melanie Branton.
There’ll also be the amazing and ever popular Bristol Poetry Festival Poetry Slam featuring 18 poets battling it out for your love and £100 first prize.
Rob Gee‘s unforgettable poetry show Forget Me Not: An Alzheimer’s Whodunnit
The Magnetic Diaries with Vey Streker based on the poetry collection by Sarah James.
PLUS a host of regular and special Bristol events taking place: Keys, Chords and Uncommonplaces; an erbacce-press showcase; Blahblahblah; Berkeley Square Poetry Revue; a tribute to Bristol poet Charles Tomlinson; Twenty Poets Perform; All the Journeys I Never Took by Rebecca Tantony; The Crypt Sessions; SPEL; The Spoke on the Water; Lansdown Poets to the Public; Poetry Unlimited; Hammer & Tongue, Bristol; Indigo Dreams Poets on Tour; Satellite of Love; Liberated Words Poetry Film Workshops; Milk @ Tobacco Factory and more.
A full festival line-up and how to book tickets can be found on the Poetry Can Website: www.poetrycan.co.uk
or if you’d rather, you can peruse an online version of the programme here: