As Grand Bard of Exeter I host Exeter Story Club, Cowick Barton Pub, 1st Wednesday of every month. Come along and tell a tale and/or hear a tale.
- Oct 14th, Exeter Hope Hall, EDIFF Dance Festival Awards event, hosting and Awarding the prize for Best Soundtrack as a Guest Curator. MORE INFO COMING SOON
- Oct 7th, Right To Roam private event.
- Sept 30th, Dartmoor, Wildcard March For Nature, Anthems For Change performance with Christopher Dance, Lisa Rowe, Anita Clarinet MORE INFO
- Sept 16th, London, Global Fight Against Fossil Fuels March, Flashmob performance. MORE INFO
- Sept 7pm 22nd and 7pm 23rd, Devon Transformed Festival, Dartington Totnes, playing songs from my upcoming album Anthems For Change with Christopher Dance, Lisa Rowe, Anita Clarinet. TICKETS
- August 12-13th, Bath, Extinction Rebellion Drum / Rhythms Camp, Teaching, TICKETS
- June 4th, Exeter Phoenix, Billie Bottle & The Multiple, guest “Wolf” on the whistle. TICKETS
- April 21st-24th, The Big One Climate Protest, London, active as protest musician throughout MORE INFO
- March 11th, Torquay Museum, Made For Music concert – playing instruments from the musical instrument exhibition. TICKETS
- Feb 11st, Ashburton Arts Centre, Billie Bottle & The Multiple, guest “Wolf” on the whistle.
- Feb 11th, Torquay Museum, Made To Be Played music workshop.
- Jan 21st, Dartmoor, Wild-camping Protest with Right To Roam and The Stars Are For Everyone, See video of event
- Oct 8th, Exeter Library, Queer Celebration, playing queer original songs.
- Sept 14th-18th, Green Awakening Festival (Buddhafield), presenting my workshop “Harness Your Power to Protect The Planet”
- Sept 9th, Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre, Fingerstyle Collective Guitar Festival – 11am Guitar Masterclass, 1pm concert. TICKETS.
- Sept 3rd, Totnes, Private Function.
- August 19th, Beautiful Days Festival, playing green original songs and participating in Climate Panel “How Can We Speed Up Action?” with Prof Richard Betts, Dr Emily Grossman and Emma de Saram.
- 15-17th July, Buddhafield Festival, presenting my workshops “Do You See Me: The Power of Being Seen for Who We Really Are” and “Harness Your Power To Protect The Planet”
- 14th-17th June, Venues around Exeter including MakeArt and Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre, Non-Binary Liberation Week by Exeter University, participating in Non-Binary discussion panel and performing original queer songs.
- 8th June 2022, Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre, South West Dance Hub scratch night, improvising music for dance with Jen Pill, playing flutes, guitar and drums, with multi-instrumentalist Ric Buyer.
- 22nd March, Online, Autism Conference, with Dr Emily Grossman, presenting our session “Navigating Relationships between Different Neurotypes”
Throughout 2021 I continued to act as Artist/Bard in Residence for BBC Radio Devon’s Arts and Culture Show, hosted by Sarah Gosling – a role which lasted from Spring 2020 until early 2022. Listen to my full audio portfolio here:
Due to the 2020 Pandemic it’s unknown when I’ll be doing more live events, however please see the WORDS section of this website to hear my portfolio of BBC Radio appearances.
- November 11th, Online, 5.30-7pm is, Cambridge Zero, Let’s Put The World To Writes: Sustainable Future Writing Workshop, Book here
- October 20th, Online, 10am, The Embodiment Conference – presenting a workshop with Dr Emily Grossman. Register for your free ticket here and click on Emily Grossman
- August 22nd, BardFest online (an event which supports the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and the Trussell Trust. Book online here
- Oct 3rd, National Poetry Day, BBC Radio Devon Appearance and release of Devon Home Truths poetry video online.
- August 29th-Sept 1st, Togetherness Festival Weekend, workshop time TBC
- August 15th-18th, Summerhouse Festival, performance/workshop time TBC
- July 30th-Aug 4th, Osho Leela, performance time TBC
- July 17th-21st, Buddhafields Festival, Taunton, performance time TBC
- June 26th, The Word Cafe, supporting Alice Oswald, The Barrel House, Totnes, £5
- June 22nd, Private Event, London.
- June 3rd-16th, Climate Themed Spoken Word Video Series for XTV, live release online.
- May 26th, Bearded Theory Festival, Catton Hall, Derby, 2pm – One Big Showcase Stage.
- May 11th, Exeter Pride, Exeter Phoenix Acoustic Performance and Panel Discussion “Who’s Rainbow Is It Anyway?”
- April 30th, Bard of Exeter Competition (being sworn in as new Grand Bard of Exeter), Exeter Phoenix
- April 26th, Experiencing Extinction Rebellion talk for Exeter XR with Dr. Emily Grossman
- April 18th, Extinction Rebellion, Oxford Circus “Pink Boat” stage, acoustic performance.
- April 17th Extinction Rebellion, Oxford Circus “Pink Boat” stage, spoken word performance.
- April 15th Extinction Rebellion, Parliament Square stage, spoken word performance.
- April 15th-21st, BBC Radio Devon Pause For Thought “Sustainable Future” series.
- April 5th, Music Performance Masterclass, Plymouth University, Private Event – please contact Kimwei if you are interested in a Masterclass for your University or students.
- March 7th, The Word Cafe International Women’s Day Event, The Barrel House, Totnes.
- Feb 16th, Cabaret performance and “More Than The Sum of Parts” gender workshop, Winterhouse Festival.
- Dec 11th, Play Anthology book launch, Susan Taylor and Simon Williams, Royal Seven Stars, Totnes.
- Dec 1st, Kimwei’s Nothing’s Binary Album Launch, Gallery 36, Exeter.
- Nov 16th, Exeter’s first Haiku Slam, performing and judging, Exeter Phoenix, details TBC
- Nov 8th, Music Performance Masterclass, Plymouth University, Private Event – please contact Kimwei if you are interested in a Masterclass for your University or students.
- Nov 7th, Exeter Story Club, Cowick Barton Inn Exeter, 8-10pm, Kimwei hosts. £3 to audience, tellers FREE.
- Oct 7th, Exeter Poetry Slam, performing and judging, Exeter Phoenix, £8/6
- Oct 5th, Exeter Poetry Festival, opening for Matt Harvey, Exeter Community Centre, £6/5
- Oct 4th, Exeter Poetry Festival, performing original poem settings at Alex Cluness Tribute event, City Gate Hotel, £3/2
- Oct 3rd, Exeter Story Club, Cowick Barton Inn Exeter, 8-10pm, Kimwei hosts. £3 to audience, tellers FREE.
- Sept 28th, performing at The Word Cafe, Dartington, FREE
- Sept 19, headlining at Taking The Mic, Exeter Phoenix, FREE
- Sept 17th, BBC Radio Devon Pause For Thought Guest all week (6.20am weekdays and 7.20am at the weekend).
- Sept 5th, Exeter Story Club, Cowick Barton Inn Exeter, Kimwei hosts, £3 to audience, tellers FREE.
- August 29th, The Summerhouse Weekend, Kimwei provides workshop entitled “Nothing’s Binary” and also performs.
- August 25th, Exeter Street Arts Festival, Phoenix Terrace, 11.30am, a cat themed set, FREE.
- August 9th, Big Poetry at The Blue Walnut, Tickets on the door.
- July 29th, Private Function. Please contact Kimwei if you are interested in booking for your own private event.
- June 17th, Togetherness Festival, London, Kimwei provides workshop entitled “Do You See Me?” TICKET LINK
- May 18th, Snake Tales – Kimwei provides the live soundtrack for Storyteller David Heathfield’s snake themed show, Crediton Arts Centre, 8pm, Tickets £5-8. TICKET LINK
- April 30th, Bard Of Exeter Competition, 6-7.30pm, Exeter Phoenix Workshop Space, Tickets: Donations. EVENT PAGE
- April 27th, Music Performance Masterclass, Plymouth University, Private Event – please contact Kimwei if you are interested in a Masterclass for your University or students.