Headline act at this month’s poetry open mic is poet, Clive Oseman.
Hosted by Bristol poet, Callum Wensley, “Craftwords is a night that hopes to give safe space to fledged and fledgling poets alike. We want to hear your works in progress, your old favourites, and heck if you want to cover a poem you really like then you can do that too! It’s a night for words and the people that love them.”
12 five-minute open mic slots are available on the door. Those interested in performing should arrive early.
Clive Oseman is a Swindon based Brummie who discovered the spoken word scene in 2014 and has been hooked ever since. 2019 is proving to be his best year so far, seeing him compete in the Farrago UK slam finals in London and Hammer & Tongue Bristol regional final. His work ranges from humorous and satirical to serious personal, political and social commentary. His third collection “It could be worse” is imminent following Happy (2016) and Life (2018).
He has featured or headlined at events in many towns and cities from the Midlands soithwards also co hosts events and slams with Nick Lovell under the Oooh Beehive banner.