Readings

(Selected)

Book launch
Friday 29th April 2022
Accidental Theatre,
12-13 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

Traverse 
April 2021
St Stephen's College, New Delhi
(Remote message)

'Languages of Poetry: Understanding Resistance & Isolation'

John Hewitt Society
November 2020
Online

Community Arts Partnership Belfast
October 2020
Online

Arts and Business Awards
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
January 2020

'Belfast Pastoral' performed by HIVE Choir

C S Lewis Festival
November 2018
East Belfast

Festival Launch Breakfast Reading

RES/FEST 18 Belfast 
Courtauld Institute
October 2018

Reading of commissioned poems at the Ulster Museum, with Stephen Sexton, Padraig Regan & Caitlin Newby

Duncairn Arts Centre

August 2018

North Belfast


'50' Event Reading

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Freedom of the City of Belfast Event

for President Bill Clinton

& Senator George Mitchell

April 2018

20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement
'Belfast Pastoral' performed at Ulster Hall

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Freedom of the City of Belfast Event
for Sir Kenneth Branagh 
January 2018

'Belfast Pastoral' read by Julia Dearden
at Ulster Hall

Belfast Book Festival 
June 2017

The Best New British & Irish Poets 2017 

Launch Reading

Waterstones, Belfast
December 2016

All Through the Night, by Marie Heaney

Launch Reading

Belfast International Festival
October 2016

Hewitt Birthday Poetry Reading
with Alan Gillis, Iggy McGovern
& Frank Ormsby

Seamus Heaney Homeplace
September 2016

Opening Day Reading with Rachael Hegarty, Julie Morrissy & others; performance directed by David Grant

Derwent Festival 
November 2015

Portfolio Award Pamphlet Reading

St Stephen's College, New Delhi
August 2015

Poetry Reading

Central University of Tamil Nadu, India
August 2015

Poetry Reading

Templar Poetry Live
Keats House, London
June 2015

Notes on the Use of the Austrian Scythe

Launch Reading, with Erin Halliday

Belfast Book Festival 
June 2015

Lifeboat Reading, with David Wheatley and Francine Elena

No Alibis Bookshop, Belfast
April 2015

Notes on the Use of the Austrian Scythe 

Launch

Linen Hall Writers' Forum
January 2015
Belfast

Reading with Jan Carson

Belfast Festival

Skainos Centre, East Belfast

October 2014


Nuala ní Dhomhnaill reading

100,000 Poets for Change
September 2014
Bookfinders, Belfast

Reading with Moyra Donaldson, Nandi Jola and Shelley Tracey

One City, One Book
May 2014
Belfast

Poetry Reading

Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival
December 2013
Belfast

'From the Republic of Conscience'
Poetry Reading, with Sinéad Morrissey,
Stephen Sexton & others

Poetry & Audience 60th Anniversary

October 2013

University of Leeds

Poetry Reading: Poetry & Audience Poets
Past and Present

National Museums Northern Ireland
and The John Hewitt Society
February 2013
Ulster Museum

Poetry Reading with Michael Longley

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Ulster Hall 150th Anniversary
May 2012

'If the Walls Could Talk' Poetry Reading

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International Women's Day
March 2012
Ulster Hall

Lunchtime Music and Poetry

Irish Pages
December 2011
Belfast

'Up-And-Coming' Reading