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Performances
Claire is a versatile performer who has worked on solo projects, as well as collaboratively with other poets and artists.

Claire has performed at many Festivals including Hay Festival of Literature, Cheltenham Festival of Literature, Bristol Poetry Festival, Ledbury Poetry Festival and Glastonbury Festival.

Other venues have included Whitechapel Art Gallery (London), Book Slam (London), Battersea Arts Centre (London), Poetry Café (London) and Arnolfini Gallery (Bristol).

Examples include:
Exposed
20 date National tour where Claire represented the South West alongside, Polar Bear (West Midlands) , David J (London), Stickman (East Midlands) and Yusra Warsama (North).
Ride On
South West tour promoting Claire’s narrative poetry collection ‘Ride On’. The show featured film-poems created with Cluna Donnelly see (Film) and flamenco guitarist Mark Dennett.

This tour was funded by an Arts Council of England Award.

Words Allowed
National Performance Prose Tour. Claire performed short stories including, ‘Romeo’, ‘Cut Flowers’ and ‘The Importance of Being Different’.
The Truth is Optional
One of the first Performance Poetry Tours ever. Claire performed alongside Glenn Carmichael, Sara-Jane Arbury and Gary Cox.