Tickets: FREE
Belgrade Theatre B2, Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Corporation St, Coventry CV1 1GS
Mon 20 Sep 2021 @ 19.00
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BBC CSL: WordPlay: Live Poetry at the Belgrade

Mon 20 Sep 2021 @ 19.00
Belgrade Theatre
B2, Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Corporation St, Coventry CV1 1GS
Duration: 2 hours

*You will be transferred to an external ticketing website.

Guideline Audience Age Range: 14+

BBC Contains Strong Language 2021 is a partnership between the BBC, Coventry City of Culture Trust, Writing West Midlands and Nine Arches Press, and is supported by Arts Council England, the British Council, Creative Lives and Jerwood Arts.

Nine Arches Press’ live poetry series and open mic returns to The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry with a very special line up of guest poets: acclaimed, bold and vital new voices in poetry, Romalyn Ante, Lewis Buxton and Katie Griffiths - all three previous selected poets on the Nine Arches Primers mentoring scheme. Limited open mic slots also available, please sign up on the door.

Photo by Lee Allen

Please note: the BBC are working under tight regulations, and so they have to carry out additional checks at all BBC events. When showing your ticket for entry to the auditorium, they will also need you to provide one of the following: 

A double COVID-19 vaccination received at least 2 weeks prior to attending the Events.  Please provided evidence either through the NHS app (NHS covid pass) or vaccination card; OR

A negative COVID-19 Lateral flow test result (taken in the 48 hours prior to attending the Event) with certification shown via email or text; OR

proof of natural immunity based upon a positive PCR test taken 180 days prior to the event.

Lateral flow tests can be order from or collected from your local pharmacy or test centre.  They are free and you will be given a pack containing 7 tests. Once you have taken your test, please report the negative result on the NHS website at the following link: You will receive either a text or e-mail confirmation of your negative result which you will need to show when entering the event.

Access information

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible. A hearing loop is available in the venue.