Past Readings and events
May 2016, Writer in residence at Norwich Market.
19th May, 2016. 7pm – 9pm Bird Sisters by Julia Webb Book Launch at The Poetry Parlour. Venue Waterstones Bookshop, 24 – 26 High Street, Birmingham.
11th May, 2016. 7pm. Bird Sisters by Julia Webb Book Launch, with support from Jo Surzyn and Chris Tracy. Venue: The Greenhouse Trust, Bethel Street, Norwich.
24th April, 2016 10.30 am. Nine Arches Press Showcase – Isobel Dixon, Abegail Morley, Julia Webb. Venue: Old Chapel House, Sheinton Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6HT.
22nd October, 2015. Quiet Compere tour at The Birdcage, Norwich. Readers: Richard Lambert, Sophie Essex, Julia Webb, Stuart Charlesworth, Huni, Ramona Herdman, Julie Gardnr, Russell Turner.
15th January, 2015. The Live Lit. Lounge. The Birdcage, Norwich. Esther Morgan and members of Norwich Stanza.
10th December, 2014 Lynn Woollacott – Notes From the Balcony (book launch) with Lynn Wollacott and Anna Rekin, Norwich Millennium Library.
26th November, 2014 – Stanza Rep Meeting, Keats House, London.
10th November, 2014 Cafe Writers Norwich, with Ron Egatz.
24th September, 2014 – Stanza Bonanza – Norwich vs Tonbridge, The Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden.
30th June, 2014, Poetry School/Pighog Pamphlet Competition shortlist readings, The Red Roaster Coffee House, Brighton.
19th November, 2013 – read at Poems for the Road – A Farewell Reading for George Szitres, UEA Drama Studio, readers George Szirtes, Meirion Jordan, Sam Riviere, Jack Underwood, Helen Ivory, Andrea Holland, Tim Cockburn, Sophie Collins, Hayley Buckland, Tom Warner, Kate Kilalea, Agi Lehoczky, Chris Astwood, Matthew Gregory.
21st September, 2013, Poetry Busking, Wymondham Town Centre.
17th July, 2013 – Workshop – How to Love Poetry at Norwich Millennium Library (in association with Writers’ Centre Norwich)
Monday 1st July, 2013, read two poems at the launch of Magma 56 at The Troubadour Club in London.
Thursday June 20th, 2013. Read at Poetry Unbound at The Norwich Millennium Library with Meirion Jordan.
29th May, read at the launch of Helen Ivory’s book Waiting for Bluebeard, Take 5, Norwich.
Friday 3rd May read at Turn The Page Artist’s Book Fair, The Forum, Norwich in the Norwich Millennium Library.
Saturday 27th April, read at The Gatehouse press event and Launch of “The House of the Deaf Man” by Andrea Porter and Tom de Freston at The Assembly House, Norwich.
Saturday 3rd November 2012 Reading at The Rocking Chair, Fringe Event at Aldeburgh Poetry Festival with George Szirtes, Andy Mcdonnell and others.
Friday 14th September 2012 Experierienced women writer’s group at 4women Resource Centre, Norwich. C
6th June 2012 “Ghosts from Childhood” – a haunting sensory journey through poetry, music and drama. Norwich Arts Centre. (Also featuring George Szirtes, Edwin Kelly, Theo Best)
22nd May 2012 – Lynn Woolacott and Julia Webb at Poetry at Olives, Olives Cafe, Elm Hill.
Friday 4th May 2012, Saturday 5th May 2012 – reading at Turn The Page Artist’s Book Fair, The Forum, Norwich in the Norwich Millennium Library.
23rd April 2012, read at Poetry Unbound event for World Book Night at Norwich Millennium Library.
Read a short set of my prose poems at River Rhymes Festival in Ely at the Prince Albert on Sunday, 18th March, 1:15pm. Entry free.
Monday 12th March Take 5 Cafe, Tombland, Norwich 7.30pm – an evening of writers from the University of East Anglia Creative Writing MA at Cafe Writers (Curated by Julia Webb). D.W. Wilson won the BBC National Sort Story Award in 2011, his book of short stories “Once you Break a Knuckle” is published by Bloomsbury; Tom Benn’s debut crime novel “The Doll Princess” is published by Jonathan Cape and has received wide acclaim in the national press; Rosie Breese graduated from the poetry MA in 2011, her work has been published in journals such as “Agenda” “3AM” and “Poetry Wales”; Stuart Charlesworth is currently on the poetry MA at UEA where he also co-runs a translation workshop. There will also be an opportunity to sign up for open mic. Entry £2
8th March 2012 Words and Women – Readings for international Women’s Day at Norwich Millennium Library
Wednesday February 29th, 4women Resource Centre, Colegate, Norwich = 2pm – 4pm – Beginning Creative Writing taster session.
25th January, 2011. Burn’s Night readings at The Ten Bells, Norwich – organized by Julia Webb. Readings from Julia Webb, Helen Ivory, Andrea Holland, Martin Figura, Laura Elliott, Edwin Kelly, Richard Lambert, Angus Sinclair, Ramona Herdman, Heidi Williamson, Mike Saunders and Anne Osbourne. Address to the Haggis by George Maclennan.
Saturday 3rd December, 2011. Reading at National Poetry Society Stanza Rep Meeting, Jacob’s Well, York.
Friday 16th September 2011. Read as part of “Young Poets with Music” at Wymondham Words Literary Festival, Wymondham Working Men’s Club. Reading with Tom Warner, Tim Cockburn, Katherine Kilalea and Andrew McDonnell, music from Ana Sivera and Horse Brawl. Entry £5.
Wed. 18th May 2011. Helen Ivory, Martin Figura, Moniza Alvi, George Szirtes, Julia Webb – reading at UEA Drama Studio, 7 pm, free.