The Word is it’s a big night
Brave New Words Brave New Words will return to The Stove in Dumfries tonight for a special event marking the second anniversary of this monthly platform for new writing, spoken and sung.
The night will consist of a mix of performances by poets and songwriters, with an “end of the world” theme, and the launch of a brand new zine called Not Safe for Work.
Organiser Martin Joseph O’Neill said: “It’s been an incredible two years with some amazing talent on show. We’re looking forward to celebrating and to what the next year has in store.”
The open-mic night is part of The Stove’s mission to bring vibrancy to evenings in the town centre.
Over the past two years, Brave New Words has been a staple in the heart of Dumfries, attracting emerging writers, performers, singersongwriters, comedians and even magicians.
It has showcased some of the biggest names in the spoken word and poetry scene and continues to run workshops on creative writing and performance.