Extra information and links.

Tangent Books
A great publishing company

The Thunderbolt
A great pub.

The Bristol Old Vic
A great theatre.

A City Chameleon project with Bristol and Bath Library Services.



YardstickYardstick, a new and innovative, national programme of African Diaspora
author events, is coming to local libraries thanks to generous support from Arts Council England through its Grants for the Arts.

Bristol Libraries and Bath and North East Somerset Library Service are working together with the Yardstick programme to diversify audiences for literary events and to further support the professional development of Black & Minority Ethnic writers. This local initiative will take place
in a year when both Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will be celebrating 50 years of independence - an important milestone for many residents of Bristol and Bath.

The programme will be designed with the support of City

For programme information visit www.yardstick.org.uk

Word of Mouth

Word of MouthIn partnership with Tangent Books, City Chameleon produces the live literature extravaganza that is Word of Mouth.

Catch Word of Mouth at the following venues.



Claire WiliamsonThe Thunderbolt, the home of Word of Mouth. Hosted by Bertel Martin, on stage see the best poets, short story writers and singer songwriters in the area. At the Thunderbolt artists like to experiment with new work, new band line ups or just perform in front of new audiences. A great social evening where the conversation flows. For details of next event visit

Bohdan PiaseckiBristol Old Vic, Word of Mouth's spoken word home. Hosted by the twiglet legged, spoken word superstar that is Byron Vincent, Word of Mouth brings the best spoken word theatre and performers to Bristol. For details of next event visit