Readings + performances  

Matt has read and performed in this country as well as in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland and the U.S.A. . Venues have included: arts centres, festivals, theatres, pubs, hospitals, cemeteries, weddings, colleges, libraries, tents, schools, fire stations, shops, as well as on busses, trains, and tandems.

Over the last few years his show “An Evening with Matt Black” has included poems read, performed and with original music; from  Adam White – guitarist, The Only Michael – laptop DJ, Simon Stewart – tuba and Sally Docherty – singer.

great entertainment – excellent poetry delivered with style; the musical pieces have remained in my mind ever since.’ Cathy Grindrod, East Midlands Arts

Crucible Theatre, performing Hedgehog Nation with Adam and Plinio