NELSON LIVE POETS

NELSON LIVE POETS

Nelson Live Poets next meeting on Wednesday 14 February features special guest RikTheMost.

An internationally touring poet, RikTheMost has performed shows in the UK, Australia, Canada, America and Finland. A well-known figure on the UK spoken word scene, he has featured at many venues and festivals. He has won numerous slams, including in Melbourne where he qualified to represent Australia in their first ever national slam team at the American National Poetry Slam Finals in Denver this year.

The evening starts at 6.45 pm with music from local poet and musician Hone Simpson. The first Open Mic session is at 7 pm, and after a break the guest poet will be on stage. The venue is the Wakatu Hotel, corner of Collingwood & Bridge Streets (opposite The Royal), in the back room.

All welcome, bring along poems or songs to share. Entry by koha at the door. Drinks and snacks are available from the bar. For more information contact Deirdre or Roger Lusby, 027 643 5123 or 03-544 0191, dlusby@xtra.conz