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2023 Festival

We're so excited to share with you our 2023 Festival Programme.

The festival is taking place from the 2nd - 8th of October all across Derby & Online.

Open Mic and Performance opportunities are available. Get in touch!

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Monday 2nd Oct

Rebel Riot Poetry

Online, 7:30pm


Tuesday 3rd Oct

Voices from the Peak - Mark Gwynne Jones

Dubrek Studios, 7:00pm


Thursday 5th oct

Drop-in Writing Sessions

Normanton Library, 1 pm - 4 pm


Opening Showcase X Aurora Prize Ceremony

Normanton Library, 7 pm


Friday 6th oct

First Fridays: Adult Slam

The Museum of Making, 7pm


Saturday 7th oct

Editing Workshop with Harry Slater

Quad, 10 am 


Writing Workshop with Raymond Antrobus

Quad, 2 pm


Terrance Hayes, Rachel Long, Raymond Antrobus

The Wardwick, 7 pm


Sunday 8th oct

Bananas Write Poems, Too : Children’s Poetry Workshop with Attie Lime

Quad, 10 am 


Poetry Workshop with Scarlett Ward

Quad, 2 pm


Salty X Word Wise feat. Scarlett Ward

Quad, 5 pm


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