*This will take place online* This dynamic group of poets are set to deliver a Live Showcase alongside Debris Stevenson.
*This will take place online* BAFTA award winning TV and film writer embarks on 'The Escape Plan' tour, featuring stories, jokes and poems from his successful BBC Radio 4 series and seven poetry collections.
*This will take place online* The Forward Prize-shortlisted poet leads an engaging and thought provoking session on the “metic experience,” exploring issues of identity, race, and migration through the eyes of foreigners and exiles.
*This will be taking place online* Join this panel discussion, highlighting the importance of Poetry for education, society and culture. Ft Panya Banjoko, Jess Tickell, Casey Bailey, Keith Jarrett and Grace Balchin.
*This event will be taking place online* Watch Anthony Anaxagorou read his highly acclaimed poetry shortlisted for the 2019 T.S Eliot Prize, and selected by The Telegraph and The Guardian as a poetry book of the year.
[ONLINE] Nottingham Poetry Festival Presents: Pete “The Temp” Bearder ‘A People’s History of Spoken Word’
*This will be taking place online* Pete “The Temp” Bearder presents a fun and fascinating tour of poetic movements that have shaped history, bringing to life some of the most iconic moments in the history of performance poetry.
*This event will take place online* Award-winning poet and Professor of Poetry at Kings College London, Ruth Padel, will give a reading from the two collections she published this year. Plus, expect an inspiring writing exercise.
*This event will be taking place online* The Bristol City Poet for 2018- 2020, Vanessa Kisuule, will read from her poetry collections 'Joyriding The Storm' and 'A Recipe For Sorcery'.
*All Nottingham Poetry Festival events will be taking place online* Lemn Sissay MBE will read from his collection of international award winning poetry. Awards include The Pen Pinter Prize and the RIMA award.
[POSTPONED] Join us for a hilarious night with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Sara Pascoe, Nathan Caton, Jessica Fostekew, Freddy Quinne
[POSTPONED] Rhymes Against Humanity is the Midlands’ highly acclaimed improvised musical. No scripts, no pre-prepared tunes. Just a non-stop joyride of musical hilarity that’s all being created in the moment. *Discounts Apply*
[SOLD OUT] BBC Music Introducing in the East Midlands returns to Metronome, showcasing some of the best up-and-coming musical talent, including George Gretton, Celestines and Sian.
*POSTPONED* This show will be rescheduled to a date in 2021. If you have booked tickets, Just the Tonic will be in touch via email asap to confirm the new 2021 date.
*CANCELLED* We’re pleased to announce a packed schedule for the British University Esports Championship Winter 19 Finals.
*POSTPONED* The Televison Workshop’s brilliant theatre production ‘Macbeth’. Bringing the story into a modern mafia setting, we find Macbeth driven to success by the Witches’ supernatural prophesy.
*POSTPONED* Johnny Vegas chats to Darrell Martin about stand up and legendary nights, as the audience are invited to join in the stories, and prod the memory banks.
Join us for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Performing: Stephen Bailey
Join us on New Year's Eve for our brand new exciting residency with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Roger Monkhouse, Matt Bragg, Aaron Simmons, Darrell Martin
We’re pleased to announce a packed schedule for the British University Esports Championship Winter 19 Finals.
Themed around digital over-stimulation this is an epic audio-visual experience in 5.1 surround sound. Featuring videos, projections and live music, plus an ambient set from Richard Norris (The Grid).
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.
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. 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. Come and see a performance from Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan, who hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb.
A family experience not to be missed - The Televison Workshop’s brilliant theatre production ‘Wendy and Peter Pan’. The much-loved story of Peter Pan is excitingly reimagined. There’s all the old favourites – but with a fresh twist.
This skiffle-and-blues band perform songs harking back to the days of early rock’n’roll. Featuring: Mike Hammond, Aly Hirji, Alex Hammond and Mark Kermode (and, yes, he is the same Mark Kermode who reviews films for the BBC!)
An inspiring ensemble bringing together disabled young musicians to create new music compositions in real time using laptops creating wonderfully immersive soundscapes and spectacular visuals. Featuring guest collaborator, Petebox.
Celebrate the launch of UKYA City Takeover. Featuring Three Body Trio (a deep electronic groove and the spontaneity of jazz) and TrueMendous (one of the UK’s most promising MCs and poets)
FILM SCREENING: We're delighted to bring Bjork's Hang player Manu Delago to Metronome for a special film screening of 'Parasol Peak' followed by a rare chance to see Manu perform live.
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