Tickets will be available to buy on the Hippodrome Website from 29/11/21. Online-only tickets will be sold via Eventbrite.

Poet On A Podium 1: Sophie Sparham

Podium Event Space

1:35pm - 1:50pm Sophie Sparham's incedible second collection, The Man Who Ate 50,000 Weetabix (Verve Poetry Press, 2021) cemented her status as a poet who tells it as she sees it and can really connect with people, either written down or at the mic. She can't wait to welcome you to an intimate performance in […]

£3.00

Poet On A Podium 2: Rushika Wick

Podium Event Space

3:35pm - 3:50pm Join Forwards highly commended poet Rushika Wick for an intimate and inspiring reading from her debut full collection, Afterlife as Trash, which was published in March this year by Verve Poetry Press. This cosy event has limited spaces so grab your tickets fast! Buy in-person tickets from the Hippodrome Website

£3.00

Poet On A Podium 3: Beth Calverley

Podium Event Space

7:05pm - 7:20pm You’ll see Beth Calverley with her Poetry Machine in our VERVE Poetry Fayre this year. Now hear her poetry! Beth will be reading from her debut collection, Brave Faces & Other Smiles (Verve Poetry Press, 2020), in our cosy Podium Event Space. Don’t miss out! Buy in-person tickets from the Hippodrome Website

£3.00

Poet On A Podium 4: Kathryn O’Driscoll

Podium Event Space

12:35pm - 12:50pm The UK's reigning Slam Champion, Kathryn O'Driscoll delights us with poems from her debut poetry collection, Cliff Notes, (Verve Poetry Press, 2022) which perfectly straddles page and stage. Join her in our cosy Podium Event Space for an intimate and deeply moving performance. Buy in-person tickets from the Hippodrome Website

£3.00

Poet On A Podium 5: Sean Wai Keung

Podium Event Space

4:05pm - 4:20pm Join Glasgow based Sean Wai Keung for a short but enthralling reading in our cosy Podium Event Space. Sean's debut full collection, Sikfan Glaschu, was published in March by Verve Poetry Press. Buy in-person tickets from the Hippodrome Website

£3.00

Poet On A Podium 6: Elaine Beckett

Podium Event Space

  6:35pm - 6:50pm Faber pamphleteer Elaine will read from her astonishing debut full collection Sea Creature Regrows Entire Body (Verve Poetry Press, 2021) in our last cosy Podium event of the weekend. Join her! Buy in-person tickets from the Hippodrome Website

£3.00