Sunday 19th February 2017: Project Adorno – Dennis Potter in the present tense

Sunday 19th February 2017 7.30pm £5 ON THE DOOR ONLY The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth, PO1 2JE Dennis Potter in The Present Tense – by Project Adorno TV dramatist and playwright Dennis Potter was the ultimate Marmite figure – one minute delighting millions with musical plays such as The Singing Detective and Pennies From Heaven, the next causing outrage and controversy with productions such as Blackeyes and Brimstone & Treacle. In … Continue reading Sunday 19th February 2017: Project Adorno – Dennis Potter in the present tense

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – see you in 2017

Many thanks to all of you who support us throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you again, as well as welcoming any new poets, musicians and audience members out there who would like to come along to our performance evenings. From all of us here at Tongues & Grooves, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will return in 2017 … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – see you in 2017

Past Events: Sunday 21st August 2016: Paul Birtill, Sue Apicella & Dave Jordan, and The Four Saxes

SUNDAY 21 AUGUST THE SQUARE TOWER 7.30 – 10pm Doors 7pm £5 | £4 Liverpool poet and playwright, PAUL BIRTILL Read a review of this event >> ‘Bleedin’ fabulous!‘ John Cooper Clarke ‘A kind of anti-laureate who makes Philip Larkin sound life affirming.’ Robert Lloyd, Ham & High “His stark and hard-hitting verse skillfully echoes the neuroses of 90’s life” Irish Post “Serious and deadpan, … Continue reading Past Events: Sunday 21st August 2016: Paul Birtill, Sue Apicella & Dave Jordan, and The Four Saxes

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – see you in 2016

Many thanks to all of you who support us throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you again, as well as welcoming any new poets, musicians and audience members out there who would like to come along to our performance evenings. From all of us here at Tongues & Grooves, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will return in 2016 … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – see you in 2016

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To keep up to date with T&G news and events, subscribe to our newsletter. Since 2003, Tongues & Grooves has enabled poets and musicians to collaborate and share ideas. Based in Portsmouth, we organise regular events in and around the city. Sessions can feature published poets and established along with emerging talent. We also have open mic and theme time evenings. If you have any suggestions please get in touch. … Continue reading Contact Us