Live Events

Here is an exhaustive list of where you can see the Pandemonialists in action. Events we run have open-mic spots – your opportunity to do your thing on stage in front of an audience.

note: due to coronavirus and the ban on events during the lockdown, the events listed below will only be happening online. PASTA will run on Facebook at the advertised time, and you can join it here. Yes We Cant will now be hosted ‘live’ on Zoom.

January 2021

3rd January 2021. 7.30pm
Yes We Cant
normally at: Pretty Bricks, 5 John St, Walsall. WS2 8AF
Our monthly night of poetry is now on Zoom. To start the year, we’ve the legendary Luke Wright headlining. Get in! Open mic spots are available – please email for one of those, or to join the audience on the night.

19th January 2021. 7.30pm
normally at: Arena Theatre, Wulfrun St, Wolverhampton WV1 1AE
PASTA is now held in our Facebook group (see note above). We’ll announce the theme for January’s event after Xmas. So watch this space!

February 2021

6th February 2021. 7.30pm
Wolves Lit Fest Poetry Slam
On Zoom
Fifteen poets compete in a fast-paced, entertaining show for the prize of a paid gig at the 2022 festival. Marvel at their facility with words, applaud their work, and be utterly amazed by Dave Pitt’s Excel skills. A great evening’s entertainment guaranteed. More details and tickets are available here.

7th February 2021. 7.30pm
Yes We Cant
normally at: Pretty Bricks, 5 John St, Walsall. WS2 8AF
We’re delighted that Malaika Kegode, founder of Milk Poetry in Bristol , is our headliner for February. Put the date in your diaries, folks!

12th February 2021. 8.00pm
Stay Up Your Own End
On Zoom
We’ll be talking about this project, which was supported by Creative Black Country, and sharing sets by some of the local poets involved.
Details here.

13th February 2021. 8.00pm
Joelle Taylor and Ben Davis
Newhampton Arts Centre
Joelle Taylor is an incredible poet, and we’re delighted to have secured her as our headline poet for Wolves Lit Fest. Her work is simply outstanding, and this is an event you really should not miss. Support comes from Ben Davis, who won our slam last year and left us in tears of laughter. Details here.

14th February 2021. 6.00pm
In Conversation With Emma Purshouse
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Our very own Emma Purshouse launches her debut novel, Dogged. Details here.