Poem Play with Bridie Squires *SOLD OUT*

2pm - 5pm

Nottingham Writers Studio - 25 Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FH


Join GOBS Collective Founder Bridie Squires for a developmental writing workshop. Open to writers who’ve submitted a piece to the Nottingham Poetry Festival website. Bring your submitted poem along and play around with editing and performance as part of a fun, laid-back afternoon of experimenting and devising.

Bridie Squires is a writer, producer and performance artist from Nottingham. Previously Editor of LeftLion Magazine, she was appointed as Nottingham Trent University’s first Writer in Residence in 2019 and founded Nottingham spoken-word collective, GOBS, in 2020.

A Mouthy Poets alumnus, Bridie has performed her poetry at London’s Southbank Centre, Karlsruhe’s Staatstheatre, and We Out Here Festival. Bridie was awarded funding from Arts Council England to create Casino Zero – her one-woman loop-station play based on her experiences as a croupier. She was commissioned by BBC Radio 4 for Mardy, a poem for Tongue and Talk: The Dialect Poets, in 2018, and she developed her audio drama Self-checkout for BBC Sounds in 2022. Bridie is self-publishing her debut poetry collection Duck on Bike, in May 2023. Later in the year, she will be collaborating with Nottingham Playhouse to continue developing Casino Zero.

The closest tram stop to this event is: Lace Market

Event type and Accessibility :
Live, Wheelchair accessible

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