Below are some of the poets and performers who have been booked to appear at Bristol Poetry Festival and Bristol Spring Poetry Festival over the past

years. To learn how to apply to be part of future festivals, click here: Bristol Poetry Festivals

Paul Summers Claire Williamson Liz Greenfield Wendy Millar Andy Croft Pameli Benham Benjamin Zephaniah Jo Bell Nick Moore
Angie Belcher Robyn Bolam Rob Gee Francesca Beard David Briggs Benita Johnson Ophelia McCabe Indigo Williams Peter Bearder
Rembrandt Clarke Liz Bentley Sasha Dugdale David Johnson Rita Ann Higgins Peter Bennet Matthew Barton Anna Freeman Vanessa Kisuule
Tina Sederholm Menna Elfyn Shiela Yager John Hegley Rachel Bentham Carol Ann Duffy Tamar Yoseloff Dennis O'Driscoll John Cummins
Romola Garai Anne 'Ellie' Evans Sophie Hall Paul Durcan Katy Evans-Bush Simon Armitage Katharine Towers W N Herbert Helen Dunmore
Poetry Slam A F Harrold Carol Rumens Damian Furniss Roddy Lumsden Matt Harvey Ben Mellor Elaine Feinstein Patrick Brandon
Phil Bowen Graham Chilcott Rebecca Tantony Jonathon Davidson James Bunting Ann Grey Rachael Boast Lucy English Mark Niel
Sean O'Brian Ros Martin Maggie Harris Sally Jenkinson Harry Baker Lydia Beardmore Glenn Carmichael Robin Cairns Hollie McNish
Malika Booker George Szirtes Emma Ward Jonny Fluffypunk Rowan McCabe Michael Wilson David Wooley Jean Sprackland Kit Wright
Dan Eggs Helen Gregory Stephen James Smith Elvis McGonagall Elayne Harrington Annie Freud Byron Vincent Brian Patten Penelope Shuttle
Pat V T West Ash Dickinson Jack Dean Ben Lawrence Kathryn Simmonds Tim Liardet Roger McGough Owen Sheers Chris Redmond
Shamshad Khan Tim Gibbard Ben Norris El Crisis Carrie Wilde Kiran Singh Ruth Fainlight Philip Gross Mac McFadden
Douglas Dunn OneNess Hazel Hammond Stephen Duncan Clare Shaw Cynthia Hamilton Dorothea Smartt Byron Wallen Edson Burton
Alan Summers Annie McGann Brendan Cleary Ian Sills Ian Duhig Jane Yeh Jane Draycott Jason Yarde Helen Ivory
Helen Farish Gabeba Baderoon John Davies John Agard Linda Lamus Liz Lochhead Maura Dooley Medbh McGuckian Jive Poetic
Michael Rosen Moniza Alvi Murray Lachlan Young Paul Farley Alicia Stubbersfield Alyson Hallet Andrew Fusek-Peters Bertel Martin Jean Binta Breeze
Bram Gieben Brendan Kennelly Caitriona O'Reilly Chloe Poems Ciaran Carson David Harsent Denise McSheehy Dike Omeje Graeme Hawley
Elizabeth Whyman Emma McGordon Ester Morgan Filipa Leal Fiona Hamilton Germaine Greer Glyn Maxwell Joan Davis Jenny Lindsay
Greta Stoddart Gwyneth Lewis Heather Imani Isobel Dixon Jacob Polley Jan Blake Mahogany L Browne Milton Balgoni Michael Symmons Roberts
Lawrence Pettener Libby Houston Marcus Moore Martin Figura Matthew Sweeney Peter Finch Paul Scott Paul Farley Peter Hunter
Neil Rollinson Nick Fisk Pascale Petit Patience Agbabi Richard Carter Realitie Robin Robertson Ros Barber Ralph Hoyte
Pierre Ringwald Polly Clark Polly Peters Rosie Lugosi Rosemary Dun Rosy Carrick Rustum Kozain Ruth Padel R V Bailey
Sally Pomme Clayton Sarah Maguire Sarah Law Shagufta Iqbal Shonaleigh Cumbers Soul Thomas Evans Stacy Makishi Steve Rooney Rose Cook
Steve Tasane Sundra Lawrence Tim Turnbull U A Fanthorpe Valerie Bloom Frances Leviston Rosemary Harris Wilf Merttens Rose Flint
Sonia Hendy-Isaac Nathan Filer Michaela Morgan Rose Cook Pascale Petit Nigel McLoughlin Molly Case Medbh McGuckian Gwen Seabourne
Matthew Caley Liz Brownlee Julian Ramsey-Wade John Terry Jeanne Ellen Jade Oldfield Imtiaz Dharker Alison Brumfitt Alphonse
Glyn Maxwell Gerard Benson Feur Adcock Emma McGordon Dreadlock Alien Catherine Smith Ian McMillan Kapka Kassabova Alice Oswald
Agatha Knowles Pat Simmons Pete Mullineaux Bohdan Piasecki Deryn Rees-Jones Grace Palmer Dan Holloway Deborah Harvey Fiona Lindsay
Kalle Ryan, Collum Keegan, Steven James Smith Sue Hardy-Dawson Cathy Benson Atilla the Stockbroker Sara-Jane Arbury Tim Cumming Brenda Read-Brown
Aaron Kent Agatha Nahual Sir Andrew Motion Leo Alwyn Martin Figura Prunella Scales Nick Lovell Robert Garnham Sam Boarer
Grafitti Poet Sharamel Sulman Sid Sherwin Stewart Carswell Tim Vosper John Osborne Katie Grant John Christopher Wood Seth Hampshire
Stephanie Dogfoot Alasdair Paterson Katie Bonna Matt Merritt Patience Agbabi Trevor Carter Mike Scott Robin Kidson Mir Mahfuz Ali
Jonathan James Simon Armitage Sara-Jane Arbury Louis de Bernieres Alyson Hallett Robert Minhinnick Lucy Lepchani Megan Chapman Melanie Brant
Vidyan Ravinthiran Victoria Field Claire Trevien Kate Firth Dikra Rhida Nadine Bourne Jasmin White Heidi Murphy Daniel Haynes
Lou Bell Nick Lovell Tim King Lloyd Fletcher Abi Newman Gillie Harries Paul Hawkins Joan Michelson Harry Baker
Jeremy Toombs Jonny Fluffypunk Adam Kammerling Clare Pollard Bethany W Pope Jose Solo Emily Wills Caleb Parkin Becky Cherriman
Amy Mason Angie Belcher Rosie Jackson John Hegley Lucy Furlong Tim Clare Kate Tempest Pru Fowler Sarer Scunthorne