Category Archives: Poetry Gigs

Personal reviews of my own poetry performances

Feminism in London Conference: Part 4

At the end of the conference we gathered for the final speeches and the Emma Humphreys memorial prize giving. Much of it was very moving, as well as being informative on some of the work that is happening with regard … Continue reading

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Feminism in London Conference 2014: Part 2

Parts 2 and 3 deal with the morning and afternoon workshops that I attended at the Feminism in London Conference, which were on Shadism and Men’s role in the Feminist movement. In the first workshop I wanted to learn from the … Continue reading

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Feminism in London Conference 2014: Part 1

This year at the Feminism in London Conference  I was holding a stall and performing at the after party. My wonderful Mum actually held the store most of the day so that I could enjoy some workshops. In hindsight I … Continue reading

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Feminism in London Conference: Part 3

Feminism and men: Working Together for Gender Equality? Sandy Ruxton and Nikki van der Gaag For this workshop we were shown a presentation and then got into groups to discuss different questions. What’s improved? Thankfully Feminism has done some positive things over … Continue reading

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Secret Garden Party

A run down of my time at Secret Garden Party… The Good 1. So, I guess number one has to be my performance… even if I do say so myself, haha! But seriously, after Latitude my nerves had calmed and … Continue reading

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Latitude 2014 – New Voices

This time last year I was performing at Larmer Tree festival, and now I’ve just come back from Latitude Festival, where I performed as part of the New Voices. It will be the first of five festivals that I will … Continue reading

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Nasty Little Intro – Out Now!

Head over to the Nasty Little Press website to buy my Nasty Little Intro for just £2, or save on postage and packaging by catching me at a festival, gig or She Grrrowls event. There are just 200 copies and … Continue reading

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Circus Fest

My poem ‘Monkey Bars’ is currently being displayed at the Roundhouse, along with poetry from some of the other members of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. They will be displayed throughout April as part of Circus Fest. I took these pictures … Continue reading

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WOW 2014

Last weekend it was WOW festival at the Southbank Centre. I got a weekend pass, despite being at work on the Friday and having lots of poetry things to do (events and workshops with the Burn After Reading Collective and … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

On Saturday 30th November I performed as part of the current Roundhouse Poetry Collective cohort in the Roundhouse Studio. I had just seen Kate Tempest’s play ‘Wasted’ there and so it was pretty exciting to be in the space. We … Continue reading

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