Verve is Birmingham's inaugural Poetry & Spoken Word Festival, taking place February 16 - 19, 2017.
Held in Waterstones Birmingham's beautiful city centre store, the festival welcomes Sarah Howe, Mona Arshi, Anthony Anaxagorou, Sabrina Mahfouz, Luke Kennard, Kim Moore, Helen Mort, Daljit Nagra, Soweto Kinch, Dean Atta, and many more brilliant poets. Full programme information on our website.
- Book onto free events to secure your seat.
- Concession tickets are available for students, senior citizens and those registered as disabled or unemployed. Please select your concession ticket from the drop down for each event.
- Waterstones Birmingham is easily accessible by car, train, bus and tram. The bookstore is a two minute walk from Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street stations, and a ten minute walk from Birmingham Snow Hill.
Verve is very grateful to our sponsors, funders and partners who have made the inaugural festival possible: Shopping in Birmingham, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, Newman University College, Birmingham City University, Wolverhampton University English Dept and Waterstones Birmingham.