SW Collective

The South West, Spoken Word Collective bringing you exciting live shows that will stimulate and entertain

Who are we?

Glenn Carmichael


Founder of London's Hard Edge Club. Author of two poetry books and an awarding winning novel and many short stories. Glenn is best known in Bristol for his promotion of performance poetry. A seasoned slam host and consummate performer. He is passionate about bringing life to the spoken word.

Lucy English


Novelist and performance poet. Lucy has appeared at many literature festivals in the UK and has toured internationally for the British Council. Her recent project Why I'm Here was a collaboration with photographer Sally Mundy. She is a senior Lecturer in Creative Studies at Bath Spa University. Lucy recently featured on BBC2's Autumnwatch.

Sara-Jane Arbury


Writer and actor with an eye for the unusual. Performer of poetry on television, radio and racecourses; at arts centres, clubs and festivals; in restaurants, schools and shopping malls. Cross-art productions include Staying Alive with Bloodaxe Books. As well as performing, Sara-Jane has also curated the popular Voices Off programme at The Cheltenham Festival of Literature.

Contact Us

For further informationplease contact us at: info@swcollective.co.uk or call Lucy English on 0777 609 5918

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