Fire & Dust: Adam Smith and John Greatrex

Fire & Dust: Adam Smith and John Greatrex

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 SKYE BEBBINGTON

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS SKYE BEBBINGTON

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Skye Bebbington While living in Coventry for her studies, Skye Bebbington was a regular at our Fire & Dust open mics. Sadly for the F&D crowd, she moved to Leicester around a year ago so we hadn’t seen much of her for a...

Interview with: DrayZera

An interview with DrayZera – by Aarushi Shetty We followed up on our July F&D headliner, DrayZera, for an interview.  We wanted to catch up on his writing practice and performance poetry. He has loads of genuine advice for upcoming poets and writers.  Read...
Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera: a review by Aarushi Shetty   After being shut for a few weeks for expansion, The Big Comfy Bookshop reopened at the perfect time to host the Fire & Dust open-mic in July. The newly renovated shop was bigger,...