SUS at Find the Right Words – Wednesday 18 May

FInd the right words

FInd the right words flyerStand Up and Spit is visiting Leicester. As part of the SUS national tour and at the invitation of Find the Right Words, stand up poet Kate Fox will head up a night of raucous poetry, alongside Talia Randall.


Venue: Upstairs at the Western, The Western Pub, 70 Western Road, Leicester
Date: Wednesday 18th May
Time: 8pm
Tickets: £7/6 available on the door or at

Kate Fox is a stand-up poet who’s originally from Bradford and was inspired by punk poets like Wild Willi Beckett in her late teens. She has been a Poet in Residence on Radio 4’s Saturday Live, Glastonbury Festival and the Great North Run. Her solo shows include “Poet in Residence”, “The Starting Line”, “Kate Fox News” and “Good Breeding” which was made into a Radio 4 show.

She has been commissioned to write and perform poems across BBC television and radio and has performed at venues from Latitude to the Stand Comedy Club, the Soho Theatre to Oakland University, USA and Turku Literature Festival in Finland. Publications include “Fox Populi” from Smokestack Books (2013),  pieces in Kate Fox, photo by James SebrightBloodaxes’s “Funny Peculiar, Funny Ha Ha” and the “Iron Book of Humorous Verse” and she has edited several anthologies of young writers work.  Kate is currently halfway through a PhD in solo stand up performance, class, gender and Northernness at Leeds University.

Find out more at | Photo by James Sebright

Find the Right Words is a performance poetry and rap night in Leicester run by poet and performer Jess Green. Each month we have a free workshop and, as always, there will be 10 open mic spots available. 5 beforehand by emailing and 5 on the door. Open mic sign ups from 7.30 in the pub