An Evening of Spoken Word & Poetry for Independent Venue Week

Never been to an evening of spoken word? Well now is your chance to experience something new and exciting as a complimentary addition to part of our Independent Venue Week line up of fabulous Music and Comedy. 

We have a line up of local poets who are going to give you a night of FREE entertainment and there will even be a chance to have a go at the Mic with an Open Mic session at the end of the formal evenings line up.

Our confirmed poets so far are:

J.S. Watts

J.S.Watts is a UK poet and novelist. Her poetry, short stories and non-fiction appear in a variety of publications in Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the States, including Acumen, Mslexia and Popshot and have been broadcast on BBC and Independent Radio. She has edited assorted magazines and anthologies.

J.S.’s poetry collections, Cats and Other Myths and Years Ago You Coloured Me, are published by Lapwing Publications, as is her multi-award nominated poetry pamphlet, Songs of Steelyard Sue. Her latest poetry pamphlet, The Submerged Sea, came out in early 2018 and is published by Dempsey & Windle. Her novels, A Darker Moon – dark literary fiction and Witchlight – a paranormal tale, are published in the US and UK by Vagabondage Press. Her new novel, Old Light is due out from Vagabondage Press in summer 2019.

Daren Peary

Daren is a legend on the local spoken word scene.  Poet/performance/author/blogger/sometimes known as Biggy Attitood.

Daren’s book Lettermorphosis is available on amazon and has exclusiely 5 star reviews, covering subjects from Tea to Tattoos and everything in between.

Doors Open 7pm

Free Entry

Have a go on the open mic session at the end of the evening!



31 Jan 2019


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm




Function Room
Southern Maltings, Kibes Lane, Ware


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