Forked at the B Bar

‘We had great responses – from poetry regulars and first timers – and it was one of the most enjoyable events I’ve done.’

Forked, 23rd of July, 2009 Plymouthforked_flyer_forked_god_a5_front copy

A great night of inspiring, delightful and provoking performance poetry that was hosted by the glorious, garrulous queen of the (South West) swamp delta blues, Mama Tokus.

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‘We had great responses – from poetry regulars and first timers – and it was one of the most enjoyable events I’ve done.’

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Mel Scaffold, Apples and Snakes SW coordinator

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Mac Dunlop – poetry polymath Mac Dunlop’s work is rarely confined to spoken word, taking in sculpture, film and electronic arts.  Tonight he takes you into his surreal, satirical world with warmth and style.

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Bohdan Piasecki – not yet a household name, though he should be soon. The man who introduced poetry slams to Poland, he’s now gobsmacking audiences around the rest of Europe with his incisive, economical material and his personable onstage style.

sophia-blackwell-forked Sophia Blackwell – performance poet and cabaret vamp, Sophia offers you love poems, scary blazing rants against oppression and hypocrisy, and meditative rambles about dancing shoes, tomatoes, reality TV and killing your potted herbs- the stuff of life. ‘If Amy Winehouse wrote poetry, she might sound like this…her work has emotional depth as well as immediate impact.’ – DIVA Magazine


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