Verbalise Live and Online | Sat 25 Nov | Doors 7.30pm | Online 7.35pm | Studio 1 | £6 | Online £3.50
Join us either live or online for our spoken word open mic night with guest Hamish Wilson.
Hamish Wilson Having taught in schools for 31 years, Hamish Wilson moved to Cumbria in 2016 to set up and run The Garsdale Retreat a residential creative writing centre.
This has allowed him the time and space to develop his own writing career. He has had poetry published in two anthologies: This Place I Know – A New Anthology of Cumbrian Poetry (Ed. Darbishire, Moore, Nuttall/Handstand Press, 2018) and Play (Ed. Taylor, Williams/PaperDart Press, 2018) and was shortlisted for the : WoLF poetry competition in 2017 and 2018 and Write Out Loud’s Beyond the Storm (Poems From the Covid Era) in 2020. He has also had poems in Culture Matters and The Morning Star.
In 2019 he performed Parallel Lives, (a sonnet sequence with live music, film and photography, exploring the creative lives of John Lennon and Dylan Thomas) here at The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal.
His collection, Lockdown Journal published by Dempsey & Windle is a sonnet sequence which explores his experience of the pandemic between 28 March and 21 April, reflecting on daily life in Garsdale as well as the wider world.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your open mic spot of up to 4 mins including introductions. Please include your poems/stories typed in a Word document so this can be screen shared during your performance, please state if you will be attending live or on Zoom.
Please be prepared to stay in the waiting room while Ann welcomes live attendees, you will be let in as soon as possible.
Please purchase your drinks at the bar in the main building.
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