Archive for September, 2010

The Bond Workshop

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Library, Poetry, Schools with tags , , , , , , on September 29, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

I even work on my birthday! How’s that for commitment? Tomorrow (30th September) I’m at the Bond holding a few workshops getting young people to think about who really does work in the arts?

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Word Up Photo Shoot

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Library, Poetry, Schools with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 27, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

This year Worcestershire decided that they to – like Birmingham and Hereford – would elect a Young Poet Laureate and it’s getting ever closer! This Wednesday (the 29th of September) myself and Spoz have got a photo shoot to help advertise this great competition.

Performing at the Council House

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Poetry, Schools with tags , , , , , on September 19, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

From 5pm tomorrow (Monday 20th of September) I’ll be down the Birmingham Council House performing a few poems. Let’s hope some good connections are made!

Saturday 11th September: Young Poet Laureate Final. Custard Factory Performance. Sunday 12th September: ArtsFest Performance.

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Library, Poetry, Schools with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 10, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

Come down to the library theatre tomorrow in Birmingham city centre by the central library. It’s the Young Poet laureate final so you will hear some of the best young talent in brum! If your under 17 and want to be inspired for next years competition as well then come check it out. I’m hosting the event and I may even share a few poems. Be there for 1.45 and we’ll start at 2.

 Can’t make the YPL final? Want to carry the afternoon on with more great artists? Then follow me down to the custard factory as I do a performance. There’s other great musicians and dancers there too so go check it out!

 For ArtsFest this Sunday I will be promoting the ‘faces of the library’ campaign in the library foyer and on the library stall from 12pm so come say hello and I’ll be there for a chat. Then from 4.10pm I’ll be on the stage on Chamberlain Square doing a 20 minute performance and talking about the face of the library campaign so come along and enjoy!

Wolverhampton Library Performance

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Library, Poetry, Schools with tags , , , , , on September 8, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

Thursday the 9th of September Wolverhampton’s Young Poetry Champion will be performing for the first time at Wolverhampton library and little old me is doing a little set there too. Poetry starts at 6pm and will be done by 7. See you there.

Chill Pill 4: Brummie Special!

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

The Brummies are taking over!!! This Tuesday 7th of September in Shoreditch. It features my self Matt Windle (Birmingham Young Poet Laureate) Jodi Ann Bickley (Round house summer slam champion) and Polarbear, who needs no introduction! Chill Pill is a cool relaxed night with music and spoken word to be enjoyed by all…

Wedding anniversary performance

Posted in Gigs, Inspiration, Poetry with tags , , , , on September 1, 2010 by Matt 'Man' Windle

I’m performing this Saturday up in Merry Hill doing a specially wrote piece for a wedding anniversary. Congratulations!