Saturday November 4th 2.00 pm – 5 pm at The Hen and Chickens, Flannel Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EG, where Nia will be a launching England, out now on Crater Press.
with a mini-festival of accompanying readers, including
Julia Rose Lewis
Suze de Lee
and more to be announced
30th June at 7 pm. IKLEKTIK ‘Old Paradise Yard’, 20 Carlisle Lane, Royal Street corner, Archbishop’s park, London, SE1 7LG. Nia Davies launches her new collection, published by Bloodaxe Books.
6 June at 7 pm. Wharf Chambers, Ground Floor, 23 – 25 Wharf Street, Leeds, LS2 7EQ.
Zarf magazine presents –
The THIRD Zarf reading in Leeds …..
P O E T R Y (and similar)
and more tbc
Date – Thu 18 May 2017
Time – 10.00 am
Duration – 2 hours
Cost – Free
Disabled access? – Yes
Venue – New Adelphi Building, Studio Theatre, University of Salford, University of Salford, University Road, Salford M5 4WT
This poetry performance workshop with Indian poet Mamta Sagar and Nia Davies explores at poetry as a tool of expression and transformation across cultures and languages. Participants will be encouraged to explode their notions of poetry and text by using visual and performance arts as well as experimental ‘translation’ and ‘transcreation’ possibilities.
Suitable for all, whatever your experience or background. Activities will include creative research, exploring multilingualism, performance practice, visualizing words and metaphors drawing, doodling, audio and video work.
The workshop will culminate in a performance and installation to be presented, at the performance venue. The workshop will be followed by a group reading/performance designed and produced at the workshop.
Mamta Sagar is a Kannada poet, playwright and translator from India teaching creative writing to the film, visual arts,design and literature students in Bangalore. Nia Davies is a poet and editor of Poetry Wales. She is doing practice based research in poetry and performance at Salford University.
Forcing Change: Disruption, Transformation & the Poetic
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
11am – 4.30 pm
The event comprises two sessions, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m, then from 2.00 p.m. onwards, followed by an open-ended discussion.
£12.00 (Concessions £10)
Contact: Lyndon Davies. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The story of The International Surrealist Exhibition of 1936, featuring Other Room readers John Goodby, Nia Davies and Rhys Trimble. Broadcast on Radio 3 and available on the BBC iPlayer.