Guess Who’s Back?

Guess Who’s Back?

Hello poetry people! Wow, have we waited a while to say that again. After taking a break in 2021 we are wildly excited (and relieved) to announce that Verve Poetry Festival will be returning with a bang in February 2022 — we have a lot to catch up on. You’d best...
Verve Poetry Competition 2020: DIVERSITY

Verve Poetry Competition 2020: DIVERSITY

Before you knew you missed us, Verve are back with the details of a brand new – and slightly earlier – poetry competition ahead of our fourth (fourth!) festival coming February 2020. The Verve Poetry Competition has been one of the most brilliant parts of...
Introducing… Verve Friendship Scheme!

Introducing… Verve Friendship Scheme!

Do you love Verve Poetry Festival? Do you want to get your hands on festival & workshop tickets before anyone else? Do you want a shiny new pin badge?? If you answered yes to any of the above then it sounds like we should be friends! Get ready for Verve’s...
UniSlam x Verve

UniSlam x Verve

UniSlam founder and Verve poet Toby Campion wrote a guest blog about UniSlam, its relationship with Birmingham and what you can look forward to at Verve Poetry Festival.  UniSlam is the UK National University Poetry Slam & Summit, bringing together teams of...