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  • Nottingham Playhouse Wellington Circus Nottingham NG1 5AF United Kingdom (map)

Mouthy Poets take over Nottingham Playhouse to host their very own Carnival! Inviting a plethora of international, national and local guests, including Beatfreeks to fill the space with words, music and art.

Get lost in a carnival of performances, workshops and activities. A mouth watering line-up of spoken word, theatre, music, film, talks and probably some juggling. There will be collaborations a plenty with some of your favourite Nottingham artists. Not to mention 2 specially commissioned Mouthy Poets shows, all included in the ticket price.

Full festival line up - 12pm to 10pm including:

Mouthy Poets Studio Show 3.00-4.30pm 
Mouthy Poets Auditorium Show 7:30-10.00pm

Some spaces have limited capacity so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Performances From: 

Harry Baker, Joelle Taylor, Bohdan Piasecki, AJAH UK, Nonsuch Theatre, Spare the Poets,Voicebox, Kitty Tray, Mrs Green, The Studio Theatre, Sheep Soup, Zodiac Allstarts Carnival Troupe, Riyad Juno (DJ), DJ Rudes (Staar Sound), somewhereto_, and a special Rappers vs. Poets Clash Money Battle.

Family Activities:
Face painting, giant games, Poetry workshop for youngsters (with Panya The Poet), Family Theatre-making workshop (with Nathan Powell - Nottingham Playhouse)

Playwriting and rehearsed reading (Nottingham Playhouse), writers/rappers/songwriters cross pollination writing (with Zena Edwards), Sound Poetry (with Hannah Silva), circus skills (with Nott Circus), poetry jam (with Beatfreeks) and Instant Poetry Filmmaking (with Deanna Roger.)

Exhibitions and more from:
Nottingham Carnival Club & Shady Cow Collective 

And lots lots more! Full programme to be published online soon…

Many performances will be BSL interpreted.


One ticket a whole day of festivities - £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)

Tickets Available from Nottingham Playhouse -
Box Office: 0115 941 9419 /

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