Brian Bilston

Brian Bilston has been described as the Banksy of poetry and Twitter’s unofficial Poet Laureate; with
over 400,000 followers on social media, Brian has become truly beloved by the online community.
He has published several collections of poetry, including You Took the Last Bus Home and Alexa, what is
there to know about love?, described by one reviewer as 'the funniest collection of humorous verse I have
seen in a long time'. His novel Diary of a Somebody was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel award. He
has also written poetry for children, including a collection of football poems, 50 Ways to Score a Goal,
while his acclaimed poem Refugees was set to music by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and turned
into a picture book.

Days Like These: An Alternative Guide to the Year in 366 Poems is his latest book and is out now in
hardback, a brilliant collection of poems that will take the blues out of Monday, flatten the Wednesday
hump and amplify that Friday feeling, from January through to December.

Socials: Twitter: @brian_bilston Instagram: @brian_bilston

Thursday 22nd February 2024

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

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Saturday 24th February

The Subscription Rooms, Stroud

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Sunday 25th February 2024

The Komedia, Bath

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Saturday 2nd March 2024

The Savoy, Monmouth

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Sunday 3rd March

Exeter Corn Exchange

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Tuesday 5th March 2024

Oxford Town Hall

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Thursday 7th March 2024

Warwick Arts Centre

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Friday 8th March 2024

The Halls, Wolverhampton

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Tuesday 19th March 2024

The Storyhouse, Chester

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Wednesday 20th March 2024

The Theatre Royal, Lincoln

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Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March 2024

The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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Thursday 28th March 2024

The Cadogan Hall, London

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Thursday 4th April 2024

The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

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Friday 5th April 2024

The Tolbooth, Stirling

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Saturday 6th April 2024

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

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Sunday 7th April 2024

The Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

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Tuesday 9th April 2024

The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

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Wednesday 10th April 2024

Mackintosh Church, Glasgow

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Monday 22nd April 2024

The King's Hall, Ilkley

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Tuesday 23rd April 2024

The Playhouse, Nottingham

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Wednesday 24th April 2024

EPIC Studios, Norwich

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Friday 10th May 2024

Falmouth Pavilion

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Sunday 12th May 2024

Launceston Town Hall

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Monday 14th October 2024

Central Hall, Southampton

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Tuesday 15th October 2024

St George's Hall, Bristol

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Thursday 17th October 2024

Mandela Hall, Belfast

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Friday 18th October 2024

The Liberty Hall, Dublin

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