VERVE Events

A quarterly night, a monthly open mic night & another two festivals in the works.

It’s more VERVE, all year round.

Let's Be Friends!

Our friendship scheme is ticking along with new offers and perks arriving soon!

2022 Competition - THE RESULTS ARE IN!

Theme: Beginnings • Judge: Caroline Bird!!

Accessibility & Digital Festival

Our 2022 Festival is our most accessible yet, with livestreaming, BSL-interpretation & remote workshop places.


1. A HUGE thank you to everyone who made VERVE 2022 possible – despite a pandemic, a storm and doubling our workload by running our first-ever hybrid festival, we had another brilliant VERVE. For an appropriately gushy gratitude thread, check out our Twitter.

2. The 2022 Gallery is available to view right here on the Festival website! Take a look here.

3. We’re still looking for feedback on our 2022 Festival! Let us know what you thought by filling out a quick form.

4. More from VERVE! We’ve got a quarterly night, a monthly open mic night AND we’re partnering with the BBC on Contains Strong Langauge Festival. You can peruse our full calendar of events here.

5. VERVE 2023. 15th-19th February. We’ll see you there.