Listen Softly London is delighted to be presenting four incredible artists at our next live event at The Royal George in Soho on Sunday 9 July. Rebecca Parfitt will be reading from her debut collection of poetry, The Days After. Rebecca is originally from Brighton but now lives and works in Cardiff. She has been… Continue reading LSL – July edition
August is a traditionally busy month, holidays, Edinburgh and the like, so for LSL August edition we are combining our lovely gigs with our lovely writing group! Monday 22 August, 7pm, The Barley Mow on Curtain Road. There will be an open mic, poetry Olympics, writing exercises and opportunities to talk to peers about your… Continue reading LSL August edition
Gary from Leeds launched his debut collection Your Attempt To Enjoy These Poems is Considered Unsatisfactory at The Barley Mow on 23 June 2016. You can buy Your Attempt To Enjoy These Poems is Considered Unsatisfactory from the LSL shop today.
Listen Softly London June Edition will take place on Monday 27 June at The Barley Mow, Curtain Road, London, and feature Rowena Knight, Rachel Marsh, and Hannah Chutzpah. There will be three fantastic features and five slots for open mic. To claim an open mic slot, just buy a ticket, turn up on the night,… Continue reading LSL June Edition
Zelda Chappel is one of our favourites. She’s a friend of Listen Softly London, a publisher, a reader, a writer, and so much more – and that is why we’re delighted that she is joining us on Monday 29 February to help us celebrate the extra day of 2016! Zelda’s poetry has been widely published… Continue reading Zelda Chappel is joining us on Mon 29 Feb!
There is no better way to spend your extra day of the year than joining Listen Softly London in welcoming Alice Stevenson, Laura Rae, and Zelda Chappel, as our featured artists on Monday 29 February at The Barley Mow, Curtain Road, EC2A. Alice Stevenson is a London based illustrator, artist, and writer. Alice’s creative output is… Continue reading Celebrate your extra day with LSL!
Listen Softly London is teaming up with our friends at She Grrrowls to host a Christmas fundraising gig! This event will be action packed as a range of lovely artists have volunteered to raise money for the Nia Project. Tickets are £5, but do give as much as you like as all proceeds this month… Continue reading ***Christmas fundraising gig alert***
Science fiction and science poetry is coming to Listen Softly London on Monday 28 September. The gig will take place at The Crown, Blackfriars Road (nearest tube Southwark) and doors will open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Four great artists will be representing the worlds of the weird and wonderful: Daniel Carpenter is… Continue reading Science fiction/poetry – Mon 28 Sept
The Northern Line, the debut poetry collection from Listen Softly London founder Dominic Stevenson, is being officially launched on Monday 29 June, 7.30pm – and you’re invited! Entry is free, but booking a ticket is recommended. You can do that...........here. I will be reading from my collection and the event hosted by my friend the… Continue reading Special LSL – The Northern Line book launch
The editor of Litro Magazine, and writers who have featured on their pages, are coming down to read on Monday night. Here is a bit of a preview as to what is in store: http://www.litro.co.uk/2014/10/litro-138-horror-letter-from-the-editor/