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Talks // Coming up // Lauren Gauge & Rebecca Ryan: Poetic Licence
29 June

Lauren Gauge & Rebecca Ryan: Poetic Licence

Join us for a mesmerizing evening of spoken word, cocktails, and open mic as the brilliant duo of award-winning playwright and actor Lauren Gauge and captivating poet Rebecca Ryan collaborate to bring you an extraordinary event: Poetic Licence.

Prepare to be enchanted by Gauge's genre-defying, raw, and delightfully comedic performances, which have graced stages and festivals worldwide. Ryan, renowned for her intimate poetry that has captured the hearts of online audiences across the globe, will leave you spellbound with her lyrical prowess.

Embracing an open, friendly, and uplifting atmosphere, this inaugural edition, Poetic Licence 001, promises an unforgettable celebration of the spoken word this summer. Whether you choose to sit back and immerse yourself in the captivating performances or seize the opportunity to join the stage and share your own voice, you are warmly invited to be a part of this enchanting experience.

Don't miss out! Follow @LGauge and @RebeccaRyanPoetry, and join the conversation using #PoeticLicence.

Do you have a poem to share? Det in touch and book your slot today by emailing


Poetic Licence

Recommended 14+

Thursday 29th June 20:00pm

Flexible Tickets: £3, £5, £7

A £1 Poly Fund payment is added to each ticket sold.


What is Flexible Ticketing?

This performance offers you the option of paying either £3, £5, £7 (all with added £1 Poly Fund and Booking Fee) this is to make the performance as accessible as possible for our audience.

Please pay whatever you feel comfortable paying.

The amount you pay does not effect the seat type or viewing experience of the event.




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