Join the UK’s leading spoken word record label Nymphs & Thugs for an evening of electric spoken word poetry! Featuring performances from nationally renowned poets Toria Garbutt, Ella Otomewo, Andrew McMillan, and Maria Ferguson. The last ‘LIVEwire’ event at The Edge sold out in September 2019.
Toria Garbutt is a poet from West Yorkshire who has toured the UK and Europe with Dr John Cooper Clarke.
Ella Otomewo is a Manchester-based poet and educator and a member of the acclaimed Young Identity collective.
Andrew McMillan is a Manchester-based poet whose début collection ‘physical’ was the first ever poetry collection to win The Guardian First Book Award.
Maria Ferguson is a poet and multi-award-winning theatre-maker. Her poem ‘My Letters’ was Highly Commended for the Forward Prize 2020.
This event will be hosted by Nymphs & Thugs founder Matt Abbott.