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
Listen Softly London Press is delighted to announce that we will be publishing Your Attempt To Enjoy These Poems is Considered Unsatisfactory, by Gary from Leeds. Unsurprisingly born and raised in Leeds, Gary From Leeds is currently holed up in London. He’s a trained journalist and failed stand-up comedian. He performed his debut solo show Yeti… Continue reading LSL presents…Gary from Leeds
Listen Softly London is thrilled to be welcoming Georgina Norie, Molly Case, and Daisy T-G, as our featured artists on Monday 25 April at The Barley Mow, Curtain Road, EC2A. Georgina Norie is a member of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. She met Poetry in 2011 and has since performed in various UK venues, including the Southbank's Queen… Continue reading LSL April 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!
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