Young writer performances May-June

There are 3 opportunities to catch young writers reading and performing, (or to perform as a young writer yourself) during May and June, plus some great talents you can catch alongside them. We thought we’d round them up as we’re good like that!

  • South Yorkshire Poetry Festival reading at Grimm & Co, Rotherham, 22nd May – 7.30 to 9.15pm – 5 young writers from Hive groups (Beth Davies, Shaw Fowler, Eloise Unerman, Safia Khan & Warda Yassin (Warda is also with The Writing Squad), are reading with Helen Mort, Theophilus Kwek & Phoebe Stuckes at Grimm & Co in Rotherham as part of the South Yorkshire Poetry Festival.
    £7 / £6 conc. If you’re a young writers wanting to come but cost is an issue, get in touch with us at Hive. The same regarding the preceding workshop with Helen Mort For more info click here.
  • Verse Matters at South Yorkshire Poetry Festival, Theatre Deli, Sheffield, 27th May – 7.30 to 10pm A mixture of comedy, poetry and music. 3 young writers will perform (inc. Ali Hosin & Dominic Heslop) alongside Kate Fox,  Salena Godden, Angelina Abel & Mina Salama. For more info click here.
    (Door donations of what you can afford)

South Yorkshire Poetry Festival is taking place throughout May. For more info click here. 

  • (Open to all) Open Mic Mehfil at the Alchemy Doncaster festival, 3rd June 4pm – 5.30pm The festival celebrates South Asian culture but all young writers are welcome to come and perform. The line-up includes Safia Khan, Ali Hosin, Vertaa Lune, Kiran MB, Salma Lynch & Saju Ahmed For more info, or to book a slot click here. The event is free. If you’re a young writer who wants to come but travel cost is an issue, get in touch.