Past Events

Shrewsbury Festival of Literature Online Poetry Slam

Date: November 28, 2020

Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Location: Zoom

Join Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists for this Online slam.  15 poets go head to head in a live poetry competition.  Let battle commence.

Tickets are £5 and available here…

https://www.shrewsburylitfest.co.uk/events/event/64/

Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination Poetry Slam 2020 – Online

Date: September 26, 2020

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Zoom

15 poets go head to head in a live online poetry competition.  Join your hosts, Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists for a night of fun filled, fast moving poetry.  Who wins?  The audience decides.  Tickets for this event are free.  To book yours click on the link…

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ironbridge-festival-of-the-imagination-online-poetry-slam-2020-tickets-118736384723

Postcards from the Plot Project – online writing workshops with Steve Pottinger and Emma Purshouse

Date: September 23, 2020

Time: 10.30 - 12.00pm

Location: Online

Join Emma and Steve for some fun and friendly writing activities on the theme of your favourite green spaces.  This is part of the Boundary Way allotment ‘Postcards from the Plot’ project.

If you’d like to book then here is the links…

Wednesday 23rd September 10.30-12pm https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4711481

PASTA – Facebook event

Date: September 22, 2020

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Location: Facebook

PASTA – an online poetry open mic night from Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists.
The first half is to a theme picked at random from audience suggestions at the previous month’s event.  Theme for September is ‘Disco Funk’.  Second half anything goes.
To book a slot in the first half, second half or both halves then email poetsprattlerspandemonialists@gmail.com.  We accept poems as text, Soundcloud links or Youtube links.  This event takes place in the Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonailists Facebook group.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1293834050753852/  Posting from 7.30pm.  Deadline for submissions is 20th September 2020.

Postcards from the Plot – online writing workshops with Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger

Date: September 13, 2020

Time: 10.30 am til 12pm

Location: Online

Join Emma and Steve for the first of two fun and friendly writing workshops on the theme of your favourite green spaces. This is part of the Boundary Way allotment ‘Postcards from the Plot’ project.

If you’d like for either or both sessions that we are running then here are the links…

Sunday 13th September 10.30—12pm https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4711469
Wednesday 23rd September 10.30-12pm https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4711481

Yes, We Cant – Facebook Event

Date: September 6, 2020

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Location: Facebook

‘Yes, We Cant’ will take place in the Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists Facebook group.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1293834050753852/
Our featured performers are Matt Black as our ‘Alf Ender, and Joelle Taylor as our headliner.
We will be posting text/soundcloud/youtube links live from 7.30pm that night, so come along and join us.  We accept open mic submissions of one poem per person in any of those formats mentioned.  10 virtual open mic slots available.  Email poetsprattlerspandemonialists@gmail.com to book one.  Deadline for submissions is Friday 4th September 2020.
Yes, We Cant will be moving to Zoom from October 2020.  Watch this space for more information.

Emma Purshouse acts as a guide to Black Country Poetry for BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Tongue and Talk’

Date: September 6, 2020

Time: 4.30pm

Location: BBC Radio 4

Tune in on Sunday 6th September at 4.30pm or listen to the repeat on Saturday 12th September at 11.30pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000mbq5

Pass the Poetry Parcel

Date: March 18, 2020

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Location: Great Bridge Library, Sheepwash Lane, Tipton DY4 7JF

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT OUTBREAK OF CORONA VIRUS. THE ATTENTION IS TO RESCHEDULE AT A LATER DATE. SORRY FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT.

Poets, Prattlers and Pandemonialists (aka Emma Purshouse, Dave Pitt and Steve Pottinger), perform a free-ranging set, showcasing their own individual styles and poetry. Sit back and enjoy as they pass the poetry parcel between themselves, taking it in turn to captivate you with their words.

FREE event.

Steve Pottinger and Emma Purshouse at The Roebuck, London

Date: March 4, 2020

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Location: The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YG.

Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger will be performing at The Roebuck, in London. This is a pay as you feel event.

Steve Pottinger and Emma Purshouse at the Walrus, Brighton

Date: March 3, 2020

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Location: The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD.

Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger will be performing at The Walrus in Brighton. This is a pay as you feel event.

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