What’s On

Find out here about my upcoming poetry shows, workshops and book signings that are open to the public.
If you’d to book a show for your group, organisation, school or event, please email me.
Theatres, please contact my agent, UKTouring.
You can read feedback about my shows here.

Coming up …

Saturday 10 June 2017

What: Flying High! show + book signing + guided bird walk with Prof. Sir John Lawton, RSPB Vice-President
Who for: All ages – grown-ups, and families with children aged 5 upwards
Where: University of York, Heslington East campus
When: 10.30 am
Why: York Festival of Ideas
How much: Free!

Sunday 25 June 2017

What: Promenade Poetry round the Walled Garden
Who for: Families
Where: Scampston Hall Walled Garden, Malton, YO17 8NG
When: 10.30-11am; 1-1.30pm; 3.30-4pm
Why: Ryedale Book Festival
How much: Free with standard entry to Scampston Hall
Find out more: Here

Sunday 2 July 2017

What: Rhyme-Time Rambles
Who for: Families
Where: Howden Show 
More details to follow …

Some events you’ve just missed …

Saturday 22 April 2017
: Family photography workshop
Who for: Children aged 7 to 13, plus an accompanying adult
Where: Treasure House and Art Gallery, Beverley
When: Workshop 1: 11am – 12.30; Workshop 2: 2pm – 3.30pm
Why: To coincide with Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition
How much: £5 per child
Book your tickets: online  or on 01482 392699

Saturday 10 December 2016
What: Seasonal stories in rhythm and rhyme. Lots of joining in. Lots of giggling.
Who for: Families
Where: Tang Hall Community Centre, Fifth Avenue, York
When: 10.15, 11.15, 12,15 and 1.15
Why: Tang Hall Big Local Festive Make & Take
Read all about it: Here

Tuesday 1 November 2016
What: ‘Flying High!’ Discover Britain’s birds in laughter, rhythm and rhyme
Who for: Adults interested in birds.
Where: St Olave’s Church Hall, Marygate Lane, Marygate, York
When: 7.30pm
Why: York Ornithological Club meeting (Non-members welcome)

Saturday 15 October 2016
What: Community poetry writing event
Where: St Nicks Environment Centre, York
Why: Part of St Nicks Autumn Fayre
Read all about it: Here

Monday 1 August 2016
What: ‘The Birds and the Bees’: Our feathered and flying friends in laughter, rhythm and rhyme
Who for: Families with children
Where: The White Rose Rotunda (A Big Tent in central York, near to M&S)
When: 11am to 4pm (= the whole day’s family activities)
Why: Part of Yorkshire Day Festival raising money for the Lord Mayor’s charities
Read all about it: Here

Saturday 11 June 2016
WhatFlying High. Poems and stories all about birds – with me and storyteller Catherine Heinemeyer
Who for: Families with children aged up to 12
WhereYork Theatre Royal (upper foyer)
When: 12.15 and 1pm
Why: Part of York Theatre Royal’s Little Feet Festival
Read all about it: Here

What: York Literature Festival programme launch party
Who for: Grown-ups
Where: Basement Bar, City Screen, York
When: 8pm
Why: Run-up to York Literature Festival
How much: £4 – on the door
Read all about it: Here


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