Upcoming Events

Getting Gobby in the Lobby

Date: April 17, 2024
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: The Lobby 1867, Westgate, Wakefield WF1 1EP

Getting Gobby in the Lobby features Emma Purshouse, Steve Pottinger and Aamina Khan.

Open mic slots of 4 minutes are available.  Email gobbylobbyom@gmail.com to grab yours.



Tavern in the Town Oral History Project Exhibtion

Start date: April 19, 2024
End date: April 21, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Mander Centre Community Hub, Wolverhampton City Centre

Emma has been working with Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists on a National Lottery Heritage funded project based on the legendary rock pub The Tavern in the Town which was located in Queen Square in Wolverhampton.  Come along to the Mander Centre Community Hub and see the portraits of our interviewees and pick up your free newspaper.  If you’ve got memories to share we’d love to hear them.


Emma Purshouse visits Brierley Hill Library Book Group

Date: April 22, 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Brierley Hill Library, 122 High Street, Brierley Hill, DY5 3ET.

Emma will be talking about her novel ‘Dogged’ with the book group at Brierley Hill Library.

If you would like to read the book with your book group then Emma is happy to pay a visit to local groups or Zoom in to those groups who might be further afield.

Sounds About Write – Sheffield

Date: May 16, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Sheffield Plate, Orchard Square, Sheffield S1 2FB

Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger are featured poets for ‘Sounds About Write’.

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