Photographs from Thomas McColl's launch of Being With Me Will Help You Learn. David Floyd and Dan Carpenter supported Thomas on the evening, which was hosted by Dominic Stevenson.
Thomas McColl's first book, Being With Me Will Help You Learn, is being launched at The Crown, Southwark on Monday 18 January. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance to guarantee entry. They can be booked here. Tom will be joined on the night by David Floyd and further guests who will be… Continue reading Launch of Being With Me Will Help You Learn
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
In our drive to uncover even more literary and performance talent, Listen Softly London is pleased to announce the first Cool Side of the Pillow open mic competition. We think that nothing is more refreshing than turning over your pillow on a warm night and feeling the coolness of the material on your skin. We… Continue reading Introducing the Cool Side of the Pillow…
Listen Softly London is delighted to announce that two Edinburgh shows will be previewing at our next night on Monday 27 July. Hannah Chutzpah is a performance poet, writer, activist and a smartass who has been described as ‘fine’ by three therapists, as ‘of good character’ by a high court judge, and as a ‘potential maggot-thrower’… Continue reading Double Edinburgh preview special!
Listen Softly London is pleased to share exciting news, and an invitation, with you... The news: Our friends at London-based literary magazine Litro are releasing Hearing Voices: The Litro Anthology of New Fiction, featuring two artists who have previously performed at Listen Softly London Reece Choules and Iain Robinson. Reece and Iain are also two… Continue reading Hearing voices – book and event invitation
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
We're very pleased to announce the final piece in our Monday 23 March Listen Softly London puzzle. Steev Burgess began his lyrical life writing and performing songs with, amongst others, Nikki Sudden and Mike Scott as well as doing a string of solo gigs around New York and Brooklyn. In the last ten years he… Continue reading Last piece in the puzzle
Listen Softly London is excited to be welcoming more fantastical poets and story tellers to our stage on Monday 23 March, 7.30pm at The Crown, Southwark. Clare Mulley is a member of the Highgate Poets, studied poetry with Don Paterson at St Andrews University and was awarded a place on the prestigious Christopher Tower Poetry… Continue reading All the words! Monday 23 March