Commemorating 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, this event will be featuring new works of poetry on the themes of looking back, looking at life now, and to what LGBT+ life might be like in 50 years time. I’ll be performing a set at Quad in Derby city centre between 7 and 8pm, alongside some amazing poets – including Dan Webber, Sophie Sparham & many more.

Free entry with donations on the door.

Wordwise #7 [March 31st 2017]

Word Wise is the concept of poet and performer Jamie Thrasivoulou who will compere and run the evenings. It’s a new spoken word and poetry night uniting the best talent from around the UK and beyond, with Derby’s finest performers. I’ll be performing a set between 7-11pm, alongside some great performers including: Dean Atta, Jim Hall and Milla Tebbs.

WALLFLOWER BOOK LAUNCH [October 11th 2016]

Furthest from the Sea are hosting a book launch for my debut collection as a part of their monthly poetry evening ‘LGBT Qwerty’. LGBT Qwerty is a spoken word and variety night featuring members of Derbyshire’s LBGTQ+ community, presented by Furthest from the Sea Music, Comedy & Arts in association with The Maypole Cafe, Bar and Theatre, Twisted Tongues and Derbyshire LGBT+.

Get down to The Maypole Cafe, Bar & Theatre in Derby. 7.30-10.30pm. £3 entry.

National Poetry Day [October 6th 2016]

To celebrate National Poetry Day, I’ll be down at The Local Studies Library in Derby performing some poems from my debut poetry collection ‘Wallflower’. Students and lecturers from The University of Derby will also be performing.

Local Studies Library, Derby. Free entry. 7-9pm.

Duffield Arts Festival [September 17th 2016]

As part of the first ever Duffield Arts Festival, Poet and Spoken word performer Jamie Thrasivoulou will be holding a FREE hour-long workshop around the theme of discovery. This will be followed by a live event with some of Derbyshire’s finest performers.

Free entry. 7.30-10.30pm at The Kings Head in Duffield.