Spoken Word in the Room

Flight of the Dragonfly spoken word in a real room!

Tuesday 27 June we will start the action at 7.15pm sharp (doors will open at 6.45pm)

The Walrus , Ship Street , Brighton (find out more about The Walrus here)

As usual we will have up to 14 readers, and two featured poets

Robert Hamberger and Pete Strong scroll down to find out more about them

To get your ticket please go here

Email for a 5 minute reading slot flightofdragonflyspokenword@gmail.com – don’t delay, they go quick!

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For more info on how to read at Flight of the Dragonfly please click here

We hope to make this a regular event and will also continue with spoken word on Zoom

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Robert Hamberger

has been shortlisted and highly commended for Forward prizes. He has recently won The London Magazine Poetry Prize, 2023, and his work has appeared in British, American, Irish and Japanese anthologies. His fourth collection Blue Wallpaper (Waterloo Press) was shortlisted for the 2020 Polari Prize. His prose memoir with poems A Length of Road: Finding myself in the footsteps of John Clare was published by John Murray in 2021.

His website is www.roberthamberger.co.uk    

Pete Strong

is a poet, comedian and theatre maker. He has previously been shortlisted for the Bridport Poetry Prize, and performed at the Hammer & Tongue Spoken Word National Final at The Royal Albert Hall. He is currently completing an MA Creative Writing at the University of Brighton.

“Cathartically funny…walking a fine emotional line with an assured step.” Chortle

“His laconic and often surreal poetry was a treat.” Broadway Baby

“a delicious musicality…heartfelt” FringeReview

“it is hard not to feel your own re-emergence” The Understudy