20th May 2020
The Wigan Write Out Loud open mic poetry night has moved online - with Ian hosting the event - the first event, hosted on Zoom by The Old Courts, was on 30th April and the next one is due on Thursday 21st May from 8.10pm. More details on Face Book
24th April 2020
I am undertaking some on-line guest spots via Facebook. The first of these is on 26th April (Poetry's Not Fucking Boring) which will be a punk poetry set - followed by a gig for Sunday Assembly on 31st May where I will be performing poetry relating to the Covid-19 lockdown. I will be looking to add more dates until Live Performances recommence - so please keep checking the gig guide for instructions on how to join these events
20th March 2020 - MY PERFORMANCES – COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT
I intend to review gigs on a fortnightly basis – and take decisions on whether to play or pull out based on current Government guidelines at the time. Gigs may also be pulled by the venues - so please keep checking the GIG GUIDE.
20th March 2020
Due to venue closures because of Covid-19, Bard Company have had to postpone all dates on their 'Raising The Standards' tour until further notice. We are awaiting available dates to reschedule the gig at the Tudor House in Wigan, the Otley Labour Rooms and the Red Shed in Wakefield
18th March 2020
Regrettably I've had to cancel the open mic poetry sessions that I run ('Write Out Loud', Wigan and 'Getting Gobby In The Lobby', Wakefield) until further notice - due to the Covid-19 lockdown. I am keeping in touch with the venues and will restart the events once the current Covid-19 situation improves - until then, please 'LIKE' the individual pages to get further updates.
18th March 2020
The 'What's Your Story, Chorley?' festival has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation - so my solo poetry spot and the Bard 2 The Bone music spot will not take place