Yorkshire Word

For any visitors to Algebra of Owls from Yorkshire; there is a rich selection of local spoken word events in the area, and we thought it would be good to list a few with some appropriate links.

If you know of a regular event not on this list and would like it to be (or know that any of the details below need amending), please drop us a line at algebraofowlsinfo@gmail.com


Beehive Poets – Every Monday at New Beehive Inn. Format varies, see here


Talking Zebras – 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of month, 2pm, at the Wickham Arms Link


Spoken Weird – First Thursday of month at Victorian Craft Beer Café. Link


Poems, Prose & Pints – Third Wednesday of the month at North Bar *NEW VENUE* Link

Hebden Bridge

Pencilvania – Third tuesday of month at Fox and Goose. Link


Open Your Cakehole – Second Tuesday of month at Furley & Co. Link


Word Club – Last Friday of the month at the Chemic Tavern.  Link

Poetry and a Pint – Second Thursday of the month at Café Lux, Pudsey. Link

Fictions of Every Kind – Irregular event at Wharf Chambers. See Link

Wordspace – First Wednesday of the month, The Hop Shack, Horsforth *NEW VENUE* Link

Penguin Posse – Irregular event at Heart, Headingley. See Link


Otley Poets – First Tuesday of month, Korks Wine Bar & Brasserie. On Twitter @otleypoets


Rhubarb –  Last Wednesday of month at The Triangle. Link


Shaken in Sheeptown – Second Thursday of month, bi-monthly, at Bojangles Wine Bar. Link

Sowerby Bridge

Puzzle Hall Poets – First Monday of month at The Blind Pig. Link


Unity Words – Last Wednesday of month at Unity Works Café Bar. Link


Speaker’s Corner – Second Wednesday of month at The Golden Ball. Link

York Spoken Word – First Tuesday of month at The Exhibition pub. Link