Nottingham Poetry Festival
26 April - 5 May
We’re delighted to host events during this ten-day festival, full of word jams, poetry slams, performances, songs and readings from some of the most renowned poets in the country.
Sunday 5 May
As part of the brand new multi-disciplinary music & arts festival bought to you by Wigflex, Electronic artist Max Cooper is at Metronome for an audio visual set.
Wednesday 8 May
Signed to Rough Trade’s new imprint label, Lisa O’Neill’s latest record was in the Guardian’s top albums of 2018 and described as a modern folk masterpiece. .
Hello Thor Records - 10th Birthday
17 - 18 May
Hello Thor Records are throwing two almighty parties to celebrate 10 years as a record label. So far the line-up features a tribute to February Montaine (ft Sam Potter, Late of the Pier), Haiku Salut, FISTS and many more.
Friday 28 June
A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed one-man play by celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay. This is the first time this show has been performed in Nottingham.
Metronome is a national venue for music, moving image, videogames, live performance, spoken word in Nottingham.
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Come and see a performance from Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan, who hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb.
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Caroline Bird is a poet and playwright. Her most recent poetry collection, In These Days of Prohibition, was shortlisted for the 2017 TS Eliot Prize and The Ted Hughes Award.
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Andrew McMillan’s debut collection, Physical, was the first poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award.
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Linton's performances are gripping and true to a quote he gave in a 2008 interview: “Writing was a political act and poetry was a cultural weapon”.
Part of Nottingham Poetry Festival. Join Sandeep Parmar for a daytime masterclass on the role of the poetry critic.