We’re sponsoring Verve Poetry Festival

We’re pleased to say we’ll be sponsoring Verve Poetry Festival next month, as well as hosting a ‘Badego Does…’ event on the second night for our group to come and get a sample of what’s on offer at the festival.

Badego Does Verve Poetry Festival

Friday 17th February – 7pm to 9pm

Verve are delighted to have three multi award-winning poets kick off the second night.

Kim Moore won The Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition and her first full-length collection The Art of Falling was published by Seren in 2015. Katrina Naomi’s vivid second collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, was published by Seren in 2015.

Mona Arshi has won the Magma Poetry Prize and reads from her debut collection Small Hands, which won the 2015 Forward Prize for Best First Collection.

Nine Arches Press Showcase featuring Isobel Dixon, Roy McFarlane, Abegail Morley and Robert Peake

Sunday 19th February – 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Sponsored by us!

Nine Arches Press is an independent Midlands-based poetry publisher that is dedicated to publishing the very best contemporary work that excites, surprises and delights. In this “Lost and Found” event, join four of their fantastic poets for a reading that explores themes of absence, loss, bearings and finding your way.


Tickets are available on the Verve website