Toria Garbutt is a spoken word artist from Knottingley - a former mining town in West Yorkshire. From as young as 9 she kept a diary, and wrote poetry in parallel by way of navigating an alternative path through the world.
John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.
Henry is a writer, poet, TV & Film producer, founder of the Manchester Poetry Festival (now the Literature festival) and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival.
For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashville's most beloved and respected artists.
Whether he’s opening for the Libertines or reciting Georgian ballads down your local, Luke Wright is adept at taking poetry places it doesn’t normally go.
Hailed as “a raw and thrilling new talent”, Freya Beer is a singer-songwriter from West London.
Mike Garry was a librarian for 15 years before becoming a poet.
Clare is an award winning performance poet, comedienne sculptor and singer who's first spoken word show "California Scheming" toured the UK to rave reviews.
If you are going to a Beth Nielsen Chapman concert get ready to laugh and cry and, well, just fasten your seat belt.