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Venues in the South West

CORNWALL

Carn to Cove
Rural touring network which has programmed spoken word solo shows including storytelling
Address: Carn to Cove, Krowji, West Park, Redruth, TR15 3AJ
http://www.carntocove.co.uk/

Acorn Arts Centre
Penzance based Arts Centre with a programme called ‘Talk & Comedy’ with stars such as Murray Lachlan Young.
Address: Acorn Arts Centre, Parade Street, Penzance, Cornwall,TR18 4BU
http://www.acornartscentre.co.uk

Hall For Cornwall
Address: Back Quay, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2LL
http://www.hallforcornwall.co.uk/

DEVON

Barbican Theatre & The B-Bar
A theatre upstairs and a cabaret bar downstairs this space has two different venues, run separately but both regularly programme Apples & Snakes events. The Barbican Theatre is keen to further work with poetry; The B-bar would be particularly keen on comedic or musical poetry.
Address: Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth, PL1 2NJ
http://www.barbicantheatre.co.uk/index.php/   http://www.b-bar.co.uk/

Plough Arts Centre
Covering the north of Devon the arts centre supports poetry and programmes a range of shows.
Address: Plough Arts Centre, 9-11 Fore Street, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8HQ
http://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/

The Queens Theatre
Regular programmer of Apples & Snakes, the Theatre has expanded by creating a studio space, specifically for ‘cutting edge’ performance
Address: The Queens Theatre, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon
http://www.northdevontheatres.org.uk/

The Bikeshed Theatre
An intimate 60 seat theatre with a cosy retro bar, venue for the Exeter Poetry Festival
Address: Bikeshed Theatre, 162/3 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT
http://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/

Exeter Phoenix
A gallery, cafe, Theatre and club- most likely to programme hip hop, musical or comedy spoken word acts
Address: Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS
http://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/

DORSET

Bridport Arts Centre
Address: Bridport Arts Centre, West Mead Lodge, South Street, Bridport,
DT6 3NR
http://www.bridport-arts.com/

Lighthouse Theatre
Address: Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG
http://www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Dorchester Arts Centre
Good for folk influenced poets and storytellers
Address: Dorchester Arts, School Lane, the Grove, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XR
http://www.dorchesterfestival.co.uk/

The Winchester
Address: 39 Poole Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5PW
http://www.thewinchesterpub.co.uk/

BATH AND SOMERSET


Ustinov Theatre
Attached to the Theatre Royal, the Ustinov is a black box Theatre for modern performances including fringe and new writing works
Address: Ustinov, Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET
http://www.theatreroyal.org.uk/

Chapel Arts Centre
An alternative performance arts and community centre that promises to cover all performance arts
Address: Chapel Arts Centre, St.James's Memorial Hall, 9 Lower Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1QR
http://www.chapelarts.org/

The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre
Spoken word, storytelling, comedy solo shows all take place in the Studio
Address: The Brewhouse, Coal Orchard, Taunton Somerset, TA1 1JL
http://www.thebrewhouse.net/

The Merlin Theatre

Contact: Crysse Morrison
Address: Bath Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HG
http://www.merlintheatre.co.uk


Bridgwater Arts Centre

Participate, create, enjoy. We run a programme of theatre performance, comedy and music; plus workshops, classes and clubs in a wide range of arts disciplines.
Address: 11-13 Castle Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA63DD
www.bridgwaterartscentre.co.uk |
01278 422700

BRISTOL

Arnolfini
Art Centre working in multi -media, visual arts including text and sonic practice, one of the Bristol Spring Poetry Fest venues
Address:16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS14QA
http://www.arnolfini.org.uk/

Bristol Old Vic
Cutting Edge Theatre and supportive new writing programme
Address: Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED
http://www.bristololdvic.org.uk/

The Tobacco Factory
Address: Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1TF
http://www.tobaccofactory.com




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