Bright Smoke

Join some of the country’s top poets and performers and present your own writing at our free monthly poetry night, Bright Smoke.

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Susie's Cafe Bar, The Other Place
Free, no booking required

Join some of the country’s top poets and performers for our free monthly Thursday night poetry event. Live and entertaining, creative and raw, Bright Smoke is an opportunity to take to the stage and share your own work.

Performances will take place from 7.30pm in Susie’s Cafe Bar, located on the ground floor foyer of The Other Place (please note the start time will be earlier during our Festival Season).

Performers’ work is unedited, and may contain strong language and adult themes. Open mic slots will be allocated on the night and you can sign up on the door.

Bright Smoke is brought to you in collaboration with Apples & Snakes.

  • Thursday 14 November, Headliner Dan Webber with support from Megan Scott

The final Bright Smoke of 2019 is on Thursday 14 November, we look forward to welcoming you to the next season of Bright Smoke in April 2020.