2021    Poetry Café Online: The Shuffle.


2020    Invited reader: Seren. Digital launch of Bloodlines with Sarah Wimbush. 
            Butcher's Dog digital showcase, The Stay at Home Literary Festival.

            A digital reading from Moveable Type and Outlandish, The Stay at Home Literary Festival.

            Pamphlet launch postponed due to the corona virus outbreak. 
            Moveable Type launch, (New Writing North with Arts Council England).
            Waterstones Newcastle. March 18th. Tickets here.

            Witches, Warriors, Workers, Culture Matters Anthology Launch, Newcastle.


2019    Durham Book Festival, The Traveller Road to Holy Island. In conversation with Damian
           Le Bas and W. John Hewitt. Chaired by Richard Benson.
           Poemathon for the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education, Ouseburn, Newcastle.
           Butcher’s Dog Issue 11 Launch, Bloomsbury, London and Lit and Phil, Newcastle. (Organiser).

2018    Troubadour International Poetry Competition, London. Poem read by Mona Arshi.
           Poems After The Blaydon Races, Shipley Art Gallery. (Organiser).
           Leeds Trinity University Writers’ Festival.

2017    The Poetry School Summer School, Southbank Centre, London.
           The Golden Mic, Neverending Books, Yale, Connecticut, USA.
           Creative Practice Completion Symposium, Hospitalfield Arts Centre, Arbroath.
           Creative Practice Research Group, Newcastle University.
           Butcher’s Dog Issue 9 Launch, The Poetry Café, London. (Organiser).
           Jackalope with Jacob Polley, The Bridge Folk Club. (Organiser).    
           50th Anniversary Anthology Launch, Leeds Trinity and All Saints University.

2016    The Dead Cannot Write, Podcast Launch, Newcastle University. (Organiser).
           Give What You Can: Food Bank Fundraiser, Newcastle University. (Organiser).                     
           Poetry and Print, Great North Museum, International Print Biennale.                    
           Poetry on the River with Pete Bennett, The Old Low Light, North Shields.
           Five Poets Go To Ernest’s with Ontario Laureate, Newcastle.
           Briggflatts: A Collaborative Basil Bunting Commemoration, with Tom Pickard, Alex Niven,

            Chi Onwurah, Neil Astley. Morden Tower, Newcastle. For more information, please read 
            this Poetry Foundation article by Tom Pickard.

            The Cold Boat with Carolyn Forché, Newcastle University. (Organiser).
           Leeds Trinity University Writers’ Festival.
           Against Crown Street Library Closure, Darlington.
           Poetry Parlour with Cynthia Fuller, Darlington.

2015    Write Around the Toon, Culture Lab, Newcastle. (Lead Creative). 
           First Thursday, Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts.
           The Lifeboat with Stephen Sexton, Bookfinders, Queens University Belfast.
           Literature and Creative Writing Research Forum, Newcastle University.                 
           Wordspace, Medusa Bar, Horsforth, Leeds.

2014    Bewick Society AGM, Lit & Phil, Newcastle.
           Butcher’s Dog Issue 4 Launch, Empty Shop, Durham.
           Black Light Engine Room, Westgarth, Middlesbrough.