The Venus Papers:Nottingham - A Poetry-Spoken Word Show


  • Nottingham Writers Studio 25 Hockley Nottingham, England, NG1 1FP United Kingdom

The Venus Papers is a theatrical poetry show of arrivals, departures, landscapes and journeys developed, written and performed by Lydia Towsey. It explores the theme of 21st century women - every-woman, immigrant, traveler, outsider - in a time of social, cultural and political turmoil and change.

It presents performances by local writers from  Mouthy Poets followed by the theatrical poetry show written and performed by Lydia Towsey.

The production team includes the Director Rachel Mars, Associate Director Nick Field, paintings and artwork by Scott Bridgwood, music by Dave Dhonau and Ola Szmidt, curator Melanie Abrahams, design by Kate Unwin, choreography by Louise Katerega, photography by Ambrose Musiyiwa/CivicLeicester and produced by Renaissance One.

Tickets £5 full, £3 concessions and Mouthy Poets Participants  Book a ticket here

The Show is preceded by a Creative Writing Masterclass led by Lydia Towsey with contributions from Mouthy Poets.  Read more here.

The Venus Papers poetry collection is published by Burning Eye Books (2015).  The event is supported by Nottingham Writers Studio, Attenborough Arts and Writing East Midlands, and is funded by Arts Council England.