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
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
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!
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.
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…
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
Listen Softly London is back for the new year with a superb range of poets and story tellers joining us at The Crown, Southwark, at 7.30pm on Monday 26 January. Megan Beech, Daniel Carpenter, Dean McCaffrey, Liam Mac An Phearsúin and Sarah Sheldon will be bringing their words to delight and enrich your life. Megan… Continue reading LSL back for a new year feast of wonderment
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/
Listen Softly London is pleased to announce that performing alongside Anthony Hett and his Edinburgh preview show, Year 31 Project, will be five great writers who live, work or can at least travel to London on a Wednesday night. Poets Rae Smith, James Howes and Daniel Piper will be joined on stage by short story author Daniel Carpenter and… Continue reading Five join the Year 31 Project at LSL
Listen Softly London is bringing critically acclaimed poetry, stories and comedy to The Crown, Southwark, on Wednesday 4 June. The night, which features the very best in contemporary poetry, story-telling and live performance will be featuring Paul McVeigh, a short story writer whose work has recently been aired on BBC Radio 4, and London Antislam… Continue reading LSL – Line up announcement – Wed 4 June