Our popular performance poetry evenings are designed for anybody interested in writing, performing or listening to live poetry. Poets can perform in front of an enthusiastic and supportive crowd or just sit and listen - enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the CUBE. There will also be delicious food and drink on the menu served throughout the evening.
Hosted by Les Baynton, Poetry Nights will take place on the following dates in the CUBE café|bar:
Thursday 1 June - Books (Derby Book Festival)
"Favourite Books and Characters put into verse"
Thursday 6 July - Beer/Pubs (Derby Beer Festival)
"40th Summer Beer Festival this year - food and drink, lots of cheer!"
August - No Poetry Night
Thursday 7 September - Holidays/Travel
"Travel with a smile, write a poem in your style"
Thursday 5 October - National Poetry Day Theme: Freedom
"Free expression,free your mind, create some verse with what you find"
Thursday 2 November - Fire
"Heat, fire and flame, let your words burn again"
Thursday 7 December - Aspects of Christmas
"A seasonal joy and fun time, follow the muse and you’ll be fine"