Fire & Dust: Jane Commane and Peter Raynard

Fire & Dust: Jane Commane and Peter Raynard

Monthly poetry open mic event. All welcome – poets, performance poets, slammers, MCs and anyone happy to listen to some poetry. (We’re also open to very short flash fiction.) Open mic slots available on the night (approx. 3 minutes). Bring friends, bring...
Fire & Dust: Liz Jolly and Casey Bailey

Fire & Dust: Liz Jolly and Casey Bailey

Monthly poetry open mic event. All welcome – poets, performance poets, slammers, MCs and anyone happy to listen to some poetry. (We’re also open to very short flash fiction.) Open mic slots available on the night (approx. 3 minutes). Bring friends, bring...
Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Adam Smith

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Adam Smith

FIRE & DUST MEETS ADAM SMITH   2018 has been a good year for Adam Smith. After saying goodbye to his band, Speaking in Shadows, following eight successful years of song-writing and crowd-surfing, he put pen to paper for a different reason: to write poetry again....
Fire & Dust: Matt Black

Fire & Dust: Matt Black

MATT BLACK likes to try and include beautiful, funny, moving and thought-provocation in his readings. He lives in Leamington, was Derbyshire Poet Laureate (2011-2013), and invented the world’s first Poetry Jukebox, as well as the Fanti-Elastical Zing Zong Poetry...
INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS MIKE PHILIPS

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS MIKE PHILIPS

FIRE & DUST INTRODUCES: MIKE PHILIPS   Light breaks through the shadows, Silence is filled with words The hours repeat themselves Until they are no longer heard   It goes quiet in the darkness While the future waits for the past To sweep away the old empires...