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Events update

Just a quick catch up on things forthcoming - as always the best way to stay fully in touch with Ouse Muse and poetry in Bedford is by signing up to our mailing list here and joining the facebook group here. March 21st is World Poetry Day and Ouse Muse at Harpurs, 8pm to celebrate! Ouse Muse for … [Read more...]

Ouse Muse Feb 2013

The second Ouse Muse of 2013 saw some new faces at the mic and a steady growth in audience numbers. Highlights included a spectacular full scale classical ode to whisky (Ian Colville), newcomer Ian Ortiz and the triumphant return of Helen Osborn. Meanwhile the old lags did their stuff with aplomb. … [Read more...]

What’s going on?

The next Ouse Muse will be on Thursday 21st Feb at our usual venue, Harpurs, 46-48 Tavistock St, Bedford, MK40 2RD, 8pm start (though it really helps if you get there a little bit early rather than a little bit late).  In general I am not posting lists of other events on this site, but if you want … [Read more...]

Ouse Muse January 2013

A select band braved the cold to kick off Ouse Muse for 2013 on 17th Jan. The performers had the luxury of a little extra time and used it to give us a particularly wide ranging programme. As usual there was humour, as usual there were some serious poems, plus a very entertaining story from Mark … [Read more...]

18th October – Ouse Muse

Ouse Muse is Bedford’s very own poetry open mic. Taking place on the third Thursday of each month (except December) in the cellar bar of Harpurs. The accent is on poetry but any short spoken word pieces are welcome. The atmosphere is friendly and the material eclectic – from classic performance … [Read more...]