Performances and Publications

Publications

See with Heart: a book of poems and photographs 2015
Growing with Gratitude: a poetic journey of healing 2016
She Who Knows magazine contributor Winter 2016
Kindred Spirit magazine contributor Nov/Dec 2016
PendleCraft magazine contributor Sep 2017
Earth Pathways diary contributor 2017, 2018, 2019
Earth Pathways calendar contributor 2018
Poetry24 (online) Front Page ‘Dear Ms Greer’ 5 June 2018
Poetry24 (online) In Brief ‘Unexpected Walruses’ 10 June 2018
Poetry24 (online) Front Page ‘Bikini Dilemma’ 22 June 2018
Poetry24 (online) Front Page ‘It’s A Crime To Sleep When You’re Homeless’ 11 Sep 2018
Poetry24 (online) In Brief ‘United States Incarceration Rates’ 9 Dec 2018
International Women’s Day anthology pamphlet contributor (ed. Janet Thomas), two poems, March 2019
Poetry24 (online) In Brief ‘This One’s A Bit Edgy’ 23 March 2019
Poetry24 (online) Front Page ‘Pencil Poke, No Joke’ 6 April 2019

Performances, projects and interviews

Spoken Label podcast interview and poetry readings, released 15 December 2018 https://spokenlabel.bandcamp.com/album/janey-colbourne-spoken-label-december-2018

Vocals for the soundscape for ‘Blackburn Gas Light Company reworked’, a light & sound installation at The Bureau by Gareth Hudson & Toby Thirling for Blackburn Festival of Light 15 December 2018

Co-host of the open mic at bi-monthly Creatives Social (formerly Art Space), The Bureau, Blackburn (currently on hold, pending new venue)

Poetry performance at Manchester Histories Soapbox, King St Festival, Manchester, 1 June 2019

Poetry performance, Food For Thought, We Shall Overcome fundraiser, The Napier, Blackburn, 7 June 2019

Poetry performance, Celebrate Festival, Manley Park, Manchester, 15 June 2019

Participant in Truth to Power Cafe performance, Hebden Bridge Trades Club, for Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, 30 June 2019

Featured poet (supporting Richy Integer), Truth to Power spoken word night, Vinyl Tap, Preston, 14 July 2019

Poetry performance, Song and Story Stage, Wigan Diggers’ Festival, 7 September 2019

Poetry performance, Biconic- spoken word for bi visibility day, The Font, Manchester, 23 September 2019

Poetry open mics

19 January 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

23 March 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

4 April 2018 Panjenix Acoustic Club, Forts Arms, Clayton le Moors (Feat Laura Taylor & Bob Kettle)

20 April 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

1 May 2018 Two Poets (Laura Taylor & Steve Pottinger), Ham & Jam Coffee Shop, Preston

12 May 2018 The People’s Platform Stage, The Bureau, Blackburn for The National Festival of Making

18 May 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

15 June 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

3 July 2018 Word Central, Manchester Central Library (Feat Alex Slater)

17 July 2018 Number 39 Bar, Darwen (Feat Monologue John Bartley)

20 July 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

2 August 2018 Word Central, Manchester Central Library

18 September 2018 Number 39 Bar, Darwen

21 September 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

24 October 2018 Panjenix Acoustic Club, Forts Arms, Clayton le Moors

1 November 2018 Word Central, Manchester Central Library (Feat Gerry Clarkson)

12 November 2018 Evidently Salford, Eagle Inn, Salford (feat Scott Tyrrell & Sez Thomasin)

23 November 2018 Art Space, The Bureau, Blackburn

6 December 2018 Word Central, Manchester Central Library (Feat Laura Taylor)

3 January 2019 Word Central, Manchester Central Library (feat Rose Condo)

6 February 2019 Speak Easy, Sip Club, Stretford

7 February 2019 That’s What She Said, Tribeca, Manchester (feat Jess Green, Roz Weaver & Rose Condo)

17 February 2019 Creatives Social, The Bureau, Blackburn

7 March 2019 Word Central, Manchester Central Library

18 March 2019 Speak, Jimmy’s, Manchester

4 April 2019 That’s What She Said, Tribeca, Manchester (feat Khadijah Ibrahiim, Rose Condo & Helen Darby)

1 May 2019 Word Central, Manchester Central Library

21 May 2019 Blue Balloon Spoken Word & Poetry Open Mic, Gullivers NQ, Manchester

3 June 2019 Word Central, Manchester Central Library (feat Robert Steventon)

4 July 2019 That’s What She Said, Tribeca, Manchester