If you want to hear J.S.Watts reading her poetry and prose live, or attend one of her workshops, check out the events below.

                                                2017 Readings and Events

Weds 25 Jan 7.45pm (Poetry)                 Ouse Muse                                                                             Auction Room, 1 Duke Street, Bedford, MK40 3HR

Weds 8 Feb 7.30pm (Workshop)               'Voice' - Sawbo Writers' Club                          Sawbridge Words, 47 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth, Herts., CM21 9AR
£10 (£5 unwaged)

Sat 11 Feb 2pm (Poetry)                            Slack Folk                                                                    Piatto Café, 17-19 Priory Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LG
Sat 11 March 6.15pm apprx (Poetry)         2017 Folk All Dayer                     The Hunter Club, 6 St. Andrews Street South, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3
£7 (Event runs from 1-11pm)

Thurs 23 March 8pm (Poetry & Prose)      Telling It...  Springs Forward                        The Royal Oak, 13 Crown Street, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5EB

Sat 8 Apr 5.45 apprx (Poetry)                    The Persisters: Holding The Line                                                  The Star of Kings, 126 York Way, London, N1 0AX 
FREE (Event runs 3 - Midnight)                                          

Tues 18 Apr 7.30pm (Talk, poetry+)          Talk and Reading by J.S.Watts                       Sawbridge Words, 47 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth, Herts., CM21 9AR     £5                                                                  A Life Spent Reading                               

                                                2016 Readings and Events 
Mon 1 Feb 8.45pm (Poetry)                   Speak For Action: Open Mic night in Aid                              Clare College Cellars, Clare College, Cambridge                      £3                                                                  of Refugee Action

Sun 27 Mar 7pm - 9pm (Poetry)             Allographic (featuring J.S.Watts)                                           CB2 Bistro, Norfolk Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LD                  £ contribution as you think fit                        Book Launch Preview                                    

Tues 29 Mar 6pm - 9pm (Poetry)           Book Launch and Cambridge Literary Fringe                       Cambridge Art Salon Gallery, 1 Thrifts Walk , Cambridge,      £ donation please                                     Fund Raiser                                                                                  CB4 1NR

Sat 9 Apr 3pm - 5.30pm   (Customised Poetry)        Allographic's "Poetry To Go"             Cambridge Literary Festival Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge Street,                                                                                                                                                                   Cambridge

Sat 23 Apr 3pm (Poetry Slam)              BedPop Pocket Slam                                                                     The Lane Cocktail Bar, Castle Lane, Bedford                    FREE

Sat 4 Jun 2.25pm (Poetry)                      Strawberry Fair                                              Wild Strawberries Stage, Eastern Bloco, Midsummer Common, Cambridge
Fri 17 Jun 7.45pm (Poetry)         When Words Are Not Enough...oh, wait a minute, yes they are!           Ellen Terry Suite, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage,        £5                                                       Parnassus Poetry at Stevenage Mini Festival                                          Hertfordshire

Weds 13 July 8pm (Poetry)                   Crosswords                                                          The Malt Cross, 16 St James' Street,  Nottingham, Notts., NG1 6FG
£2                                                           Facebook Event Page

Sun 17 July 7pm (Poetry)                      Street Lives, Night Lives, Love Lives Poetry                                               The Elm Tree, Orchard Street, Cambridge                                                

Thurs 21 July 7pm (Poetry)                   Poetry Evening                                          Cole's Bookstore, 4 Crown Walk, Pioneer Square, Bicester, Oxon., OX26 6HY
£3 (Call Coles on 01869 320779 to reserve a seat)

Sat 23 July 10.30am - 5pm (Customised Poetry)               Peter's Day Out, Family Day                                   Hodson's Folly, Coe Fen, Newnham, Cambridge                                                                                                 Allographic's "Poetry To Go"           
Sat 23 July 3.30pm approx (Poetry)                                   Poetry readings and performance

Sun 31 July 8pm (Poetry)                      Draper's Arms Poetry Gig                                               The Draper's Arms,  29-31 Cowgate, Peterborough, PE1 1LZ.

Sat 13 Aug 2pm (Poetry)                       Slack Folk                                                                           Piatto Café, 17-19 Priory Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LG

Sun 18 Sep 7pm (Poetry)                      Street Lives, Night Lives, Love Lives Poetry                                                   La Raza, 4-6 Rose Crescent, Cambridge.

Tues 27 Sep 7.30pm (Poetry)               Poetry Aloud                              The Bay Tree Cafe Bistro, 11 St John's Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1SQ

Fri 7 Oct 7.30pm (Poetry)                  The Poets Supper - National Poetry Day      The Plough, 12 High Street, Shepreth, Cambs (nr Royston, Herts) SG8 6PP
£15 (with supper)
£5 (without food)

Sat 22 Oct (Poetry)                                Cambridge Poetry Tour - Festival of Ideas                                                                                          Around Cambridge 1pm - 2.30pm                                          Click here for further details
3pm - 4.30pm

Sun 30 Oct 2pm - 5pm (Workshop)        The Art of Getting Published - Allographic Workshop                     CB2 Bistro, Norfolk Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LD          £ contribution as you think fit

Sun 13 Nov 3pm - 4pm (Poetry)           Pivotal Festival of Change                    Cambridge Museum of Technology, The Old Pumping Station, Cambridge, CB5 8
FREE but £5 entry to Festival

Weds 16 Nov 8pm (Poetry)                   Stamford Poetry Swaps            Cellar Bar, Stamford Arts Centre,  27 St Mary's Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2DL

Sat 3 Dec 11am -1pm (Poetry)             Telling It... In The Deep Midwinter                                  Huntingdon Library, Prince's Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3PA

J.S.Watts reading at the book launch for "Years Ago You Coloured Me" - 29th March 2016

                                                2015 Readings and Events

Sat 7 Feb 2pm (Poetry)           The Story So Far Launch                        Acton Library, Everyone Active Acton Centre, High Street, Acton, London, W3 6NE.

Sat 14 Feb 2pm (Poetry)         SlackFolk (Folk music and poetry)            Slack Space (The Old Police Station) 37 Queen Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2PQ.

Sat 21 Feb 8pm (Poetry and Stories)        Beast and Bards                      We Make Monsters, Changing Spaces, 9 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LD.

Sun 8 Mar 2-5pm (Customised Poetry)     Allographic's "Poetry To Go" Stall         WOW Festival, The Junction, Cambridge, CB1 7GX.

Fri 10 Apr 6pm (Poetry)              Launch of poetry anthology "Poems for Peace"        Wisbech and Fenland Museum, Ely Place PE13 1 Wisbech.

Sat 18 Apr 12.30-5.30pm (Customised Poetry)   Allographic's "Poetry To Go" Stall      Cambridge Literary Festival Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge Street,                                                                                                                                                                Cambridge.

Sun 3 May 1-6pm (Poetry)                      Spoken Word Jam                            Tally-Ho Beer Festival, 77 High Street, Trumpington, Cambridge, CB2 9HZ

Tues 19 May 6pm-midnight (Book launch)           Witchlight Virtual Launch Party                                              Facebook

Sat 6 Jun 3.45pm approx (Poetry)                        Strawberry Fair                                              Wild Strawberries StageEastern Bloco, Midsummer Common,
FREE                                                                                                                                                                    Cambridge

Fri 26 Jun 7.45pm (Poetry)                        Urban Graffiti                                                  Ellen Terry Suite, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
£5                                              Parnassus Poetry at Stevenage Arts Festival    

Weds 2 Sep 7pm (Poetry)                 London's Poetry Event - Under The Fable              Adventure Bar, Covent Garden, 20 Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9HP

Wed 30 Sep 8pm (Poetry)                 Rhode Island Poetry Night                      Rhode Island Cafe-Bar, 15 High Street, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, CB1 9HX.

Wed 4 Nov 7.20pm (Poetry)               Blake Society Poetry and Spoken Word Night                          Downing College JCR, Regent Street, Cambridge.

Sat 5 Dec 10.30am-4pm (Customised Poetry)     Allographic's "Poetry To Go" Stall                              Mill Road Winter Fair, Mill Road, Cambridge

J.S.Watts performing at Beast and Bards, Cambridge - 21st February 2015
(photograph by Matt Widgery)

J.S.Watts performing at Rhythms of the World, Hitchin -  2nd August 2014

J.S.Watts reading at Scribal Gathering, Stony Stratford - March 2013
      J.S.Watts reading at the Winter Into Spring event in support of Bassingbourn Book Cafe - 10th February 2012

                                  J.S.Watts reading in Royston Library as part of the 2011 Royston Arts Festival  - 30th September 2011