Satellite of Love: Amy Acre at The John Sebastian Lightship
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A event on Wednesday 26th June. The event starts at 19:30.


Satellite of Love Poetry and Spoken Word run monthly events, workshops and writing retreats. Our monthly events at the John Sebastian Lightship offer a platform for local and touring poets, open mic and a community poem.

All languages welcome.

Open mic sign ups are currently closed. Sign up on the door to be in with a chance of being drawn from the hat for the remaining slots.

We will have 10 'on the door' open mic slots available on the night from 7pm. Will you be drawn from the Raffle-ite of Love?

Doors & Bar open - 7pm
Night starts - 7:30pm
Night ends - 10pm

The John Sebastian Lightship, Cabot Cruising Club, Bathurst Basin, Redcliffe, Bristol BS1 6SG

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Amy Acre is a poet and editor, born in London and living in Nottingham. Her debut collection, Mothersong (Bloomsbury, 2023) is shortlisted for the John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize, and was named a Book of the Year in The Telegraph, The Financial Times and California Review of Books. She runs award-winning indie publisher, Bad Betty Press.

Amy is the author of pamphlets, And They Are Covered in Gold Light (Bad Betty, 2019) and Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads (Flipped Eye, 2015), both selected as a Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice. She's written for Radio 4 and featured on The Last Dinosaur’s 2020 track, ‘In The Belly of a Whale’. Her work has been selected as a BBC Pick of the Week and a London Review Bookshop recommendation.

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