PERFORMANCE POET LOUISE FAZACKERLEY

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Kendal Calling: FLYYYYYYYYYYYYY"

Poetry Film HereIt’s OFFICIAL I’m Poet Laureate at Kendal Calling this year. What does a Poet Laureate do? You may well ask your good selves… Well, me, I do pretty much owt they want. So for Kendal Calling, I wrote them a lovely poem suggesting we all get our brains and bodies in gear and […]

The New Voice is dead! Long live the New Voice! (it almost works…)"

My year as a BBC Radio 3 The Verb’s New Voice is over.  Sweet celestial being, it was wonderful. Most importantly for me, I wrote ‘Love Is A Battlefield’ which is a new mini-collection of poetry, it stands alone as a 30 minute spoken word show and also as a scratch for a longer dancepoetry […]

Galtres. Hey gal- you’re trez cool, yeah?"

That’s my guide for how you say it. Galtres Festival- the best music festival I’ve been to this year (carrying only a slightly uncomfortable feeling when you’re not sure how to say it…)  In brief- this was the first time they had a spoken word stage- just for lovely spoken word- and it rocked.  My highlight- […]

10p dip at The Fringe"

August 2014.  The talented, humble and just thoroughly engaging Dave Pickering asked me to do a guest slot at Stand Up Tragedy at The Fringe this year- second year running. It’s a variety show based on tragedy.  And it’s just amazeballs to be able to do all my miserable poems and not have to try to […]

May and June! Crazy months"

It’s been a bit like this: Warrington Lit Fest- thank you for letting me organise The Papercut- Poetry Slam and run your workshops with Y8 and Y9 at Great Sankey and St. Gregs.  Looking forwards to next years festival. Words Wigan Lit Fest- thank you for letting me run Wordslingers- Poetry Slam and take part in the […]

BBC Baby!"

I’ve won a BBC Radio writers commission!  Have to keep it hush hush until the press release- watch this space!!!!

EVENTS

7 Apr

Hyde Park Book Club
Headingley Lane
Leeds

7pm

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30 April

The Papercut
Spoken Word Extravaganza
Old Courts
Wigan

7.30pm

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28 Apr

Bang Said The Gun
The DanceHouse
Oxford Rd.
Manchester

7pm

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6 June

The Puzzle Hall Inn
Hollins Mill Lane
Sowerby Bridge

7.30 pm

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