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A South West Edition of the innovative poetry series Maintenant Camarade with seven pairings of poets evidencing the expansive potential of the contemporary poetry scene in the UK.

With: Chris McCabe, Claire Potter, Daniel Rourke, Emma Bennett, Holly Pester, James Wilkes , Jeff Hilson, Marcus Slease, Mark Waldron, Patrick Coyle, SJ Fowler, Tim Atkins, Tom Jenks, VerySmallKitchen

Avant garde poetry lends itself to collaboration as language does conversation. This Bristol edition of the Camarade series (previously at London’s Rich Mix and Manchester’s Cornerhouse venues) brings together pairs of formidable and innovative literary poets and art writers to create original, dynamic works for performance. Featuring brand new experiments in form from seven pairings of poets.

James Wilkes & David Berridge
Jeff Hilson & Marcus Slease
Mark Waldron & Tim Atkins
Patrick Coyle & SJ Fowler
Holly Pester & Emma Bennett
Daniel Rourke & Claire Potter
Chris McCabe & Tom Jenks

This is the 6th in the Camarade series and comes with the sub-heading ‘Enemies of the South’ – part of the Enemies project which is supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Arts Council England.

This edition of Maintenant Camarade takes place to co-incide with the Bristol Poetry Festival. Poetry fans are encouraged to attend both this event and The Rememberers which follows at 8pm.

Please note that places for this event are limited and booking in advance is recommended. Please call Box Office on 0117 917 2300 or use the ‘book’ button above.