Whats On

Saturday 10th July, Andre Burke, Andre de Bassendean + Andrew Shillam (NSW) + open-mike! on Zoom and the Moon

This Saturday 10th July 2pm-4pm we have wonderful poets Andrew Burke + Andre de Bassendean + Andrew Shillam (NSW) + open-mike at the Moon Café and on Zoom.

We are back at the Moon Café - folk will have to QR code in or sign in, and people will have to wear a mask unless eating or drinking.  You can QR table order or order at bar as normal.  There is a limit of 2 per square metre which means no more than 50 in the back room, and we have operated like that for a good 6 months so no need to worry really.

Nathan Toy + Maurice Corlett (NSW) + open-mike, by Zoom only

This Saturday 3rd July 2pm-4pm we have wonderful poets Nathan Toy + Maurice Corlett (NSW) + open-mike on Zoom.

We will NOT be at the Moon Cafe. 

Nathan Toy grew up in Brisbane City, moving to Western Australia when he was a teenager.

Nathan’s poetry comes from a place of pain, human pain, pain that we have either experienced already or will experience soon.  Nathan hopes his poetry whispers softly to the still-sleeping darkness within you, and soothes it with a reminder: you are not alone.

Saturday 26th June, Sundra Lawrence (UK) + open-mike!! at the Moon and via Zoom

This Saturday 26th June 2pm-4pm we have wonderful poet Sundra Lawrence (UK) + open-mike at the Moon Café and on Zoom.

Sundra Lawrence is a UK based poet and writer of British Tamil heritage.  She has performed her work across the UK and internationally, from the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank to the Jazz Cafe in Prague.  Her poetry and short stories have been broadcast on national television, radio and podcasts.

Saturday 5th June, Ruari Jack Hughes + Bronwyn Mory + open-mike! at the Moon, on Zoom

This Saturday 5th June 2pm-4pm we have wonderful poets Ruari Jack Hughes + Bronwyn Mory + open-mike at the Moon Café and on Zoom.

Ruari Jack Hughes was born in Sydney. His father suffered a terrible accident when Ruari was still a small boy.  This event caused much family disruption and his parents’ subsequent separation.  From his early teens he travelled extensively in Australia. He spent most of the sixties in New Zealand and later did development aid work for four years in Zimbabwe.

EOI for DucK&dASh Poetry Fundraiser - deadline 1st June !!

EOI for DucK&dASh Poetry Fundraiser
TW: homelessness

Looking for expressions of interest for an online Zoom event 7.30-9.30pm TUESDAY JUNE 22nd 2021 fundraising for youth homelessness,
wanting to hear from poets who have experienced youth homelessness, or are part of the LGBT+ or Disabled communities.
All ticket sales to charity, the cost of the event will be matched with a donation by DucK&dASh to the charity.
8min performance, paid $20, deadline June 1st, NO THEME for content, 7 spots available.

Saturday 22nd May, Steve Fulcher (JC the Boundary Rider) + Jade Lacey + open-mike, at the Moon and Zoom

This Saturday 22nd May 2pm-4pm we have wonderful poets   JC The Boundary Rider (Steve Fulcher) + Jade Lacey + open-mike at the Moon Café and on Zoom.

JC The Boundary Rider (aka Steve Fulcher)   


Steve Fulcher has lived some years |  Splashed some ink

And maybe had an achievement or two

But JC is a rocknroll rat | Soaking up the choons and spilt beer whilst

Underneath it all | JC escaping those death valleys | Where servitude breeds dissent

Saturday 15th May, Joanna Wakefield (UK) + Elsa Fuentes-Hare !! + open-mike, at the MOON and ZOOM

This Saturday 15th May 2pm-4pm we have the wonderful poets Joanna Wakefield (UK) + Elsa Fuentes-Hare + open-mike at the Moon Café and on Zoom.

Joanna Wakefield (UK) BIO:

I began writing poetry at the early age of 13 and continued after I had breast cancer.  I have read my work at open mic at several poetry slams in Perth, Melbourne and the UK.