written and spoken word in sunderland/the north east

The north-east has a great culture around the written and spoken word. Here are just some of the regular nights in the region (not including our own Holmeside Writers, which has it's own page)

 
 
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king ink

Sunderland's own open mic night: all welcome. 
Come along just to listen, or to read to a supportive and welcome audience. 
Takes place on the second Thursday of every month, 7pm-9pm in the mighty Pop Recs, Sunderland [MAP].

 
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the stanza

The Stanza is a Third Thursday Poetry and Spoken Word event held at The Sandpiper In Cullercoats.

With resident houseband Renata and Trev and hosts Mandy Maxwell and Andrew Down. Open mic spots and a super supportive audience.

Supporting new voices in the North East.

Doors at 7pm, £3 entry, starts at 7.30pm