The ensemble perform (from memory) at theatres, festivals, conferences, schools and other events... and record poetry for album releases, sound installations, apps and the radio.
Live Canon performances have taken place all over the UK, including: Wilderness, the V&A, Oxford Playhouse, Abbey Road Studios, Greenwich Theatre, The Stephen Joseph Theatre, The Bloomsbury, The British Academy, The Lakeside Theatre, Exeter Northcott, The Ashmolean, on the Newcastle Metros, Greenwich Yacht Club, Birmingham Central Library, The Torbay Poetry Festival, St Martins in the Fields, Oxford Street (!), The Hen and Chickens, The CAA and have featured on the radio in the UK and USA.
Live Canon have toured internationally to New York, Vancouver, Montreal and Athens.
Live Canon have created audio and digital content for the V&A, the Watts Gallery, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford University, The Stephen Joseph Theatre... as well as providing poetry recordings for installation in galleries. Live Canon have created poetry audio tours of Oxford and Scarborough.
Performance repertoire includes: The Romantics, The Metaphysicals, War Poets, Shakespeare and Co., The Bloomsbury Group, The Pre-Raphaelites, Around the World in 80 Poems, On Love, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, Emerging Poets, On Troy, Made in Greenwich, From Oxford, West Country Poets, At Sea and many other bespoke programmes.
Live Canon have a repertoire of shows for children including Poetry Party and Poetry Planet...
If you are interested in booking Live Canon for your venue, event or festival... just get in touch.
Performers include: Alice Barclay, Helena Johnson, Holly Atkins, Claire Redcliffe, Sophie Scott, Sophie Crawford, Eva Traynor, Jim Scott, Leon Scott, Simon Muller, Charles de Bromhead, Anthony Shuster, Jon Glew, Jon Edgley Bond, Sandy Grierson, Mairin O'Hagan, Henry Jenkinson, Ben Nathan, Iain Bachelor, Matthew Wilson, Alex Blake, Miles Yekinni, Alex Bartram, Rosanna Frascona, Nichole Bird, Danielle Bird, Guy Clark, Rebecca Hare, Sarah Lusack.