A reflection on Verve Poetry Festival through the years

This weekend in February is normally reserved for Verve. As the festival isn’t happening this year, the Verve Team took a trip down memory lane and reflected on our favourite moments over the years.

A note from Stuart Bartholomew, Festival Co-Director & Programmer

It is really difficult to think of just 2020 when I think of Verve. Somehow, the festival arrived fully formed in 2017 with minimal funding and a whole bunch of novices running things. That year we featured…