Cocktails and Cinquains: a heady mix of poetry and beverages

Join us for a night of boisterous beverages and punchy poetry Running from
Last event: Thursday 10 November 2022 at 7.30pm
  • £10 / Non-members: £12 (each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee)
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  • The Kitchen

Part of: Chester Literature Festival 2022

Join us for a spoken word gig with a twist! 

We’ll treat you to a heady mix of a spirited guest poet, a performance mixologist, a mixer act and much more. Hosted by Keisha Thompson (artistic director and CEO of Contact Theatre, Manchester) and Rory Aaron (poet, writer and musician) – their challenge will be to create a whole new drink inspired by poetry, your reactions…and whatever was available in the shops, to be honest.

What makes a good cocktail? What on earth is a cinquain? And why have we put the two together? If you join us for a night of boisterous beverages and punchy poetry, you might just find out.

P.S What’s a cinquain?

Oh yes, and what is cinquain, you ask? It’s just a fancy five-line poem.

Something like this:

Join us
for a fun night
of liquid poetics
that might make you spit
veneers to shout cheers!

Ages 14+ are welcome to enjoy the gig, ages 18+ to enjoy a cocktail or two too!

Time details

2 hours and 45 minutes

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