.Wednesday 11th May 7:30pm, Beeston Tales presents Joe Brennan with As I went wandering..., The White Lion Joe is a storyteller, writer and theatre maker. He has travelled widely and featured in many festivals sharing his stories around the globe. He is the author of Donegal Folk Tales, and we are very pleased to be able to be part of his midlands tour. The night will also feature music from acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Phil Langran. Tickets £5 in advance , £6 on the door, available from The White Lion, or online atwww.timralphs.com/beeston-tales
Wednesday 11th May 8pm, Crosswords Spoken Word Open Mic, Malt Cross Crosswords is a new spoken word open mic night, taking place in the caves underneath the Malt Cross Pub on St James’ Street. There are plenty of open mic slots and a featured poet every month! In May, our special guest is Leicester-based poet and performer, Shruti Chauhan. Arrive at7:30pmon the night to book your five-minute open mic slot. We like poetry, prose, storytelling, a cappella singing, and monologues! Or you can just come along to listen – everyone's welcome! For more information, check out ourfacebook event. Entry is £2 per personand refreshments are available.