About this event
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for almost five decades.
She will be performing a selection of poems and stories, old and new, from her many books, including her latest, 'Pam Ayres on Animals', which was the UK’s bestselling poetry book of 2021.
Recent TV appearances include two series of The Cotswolds with Pam Ayres, for Channel 5, This Morning, Alan Titchmarsh, and Would I Lie To You.
Pam’s Radio career includes six series of Ayres On The Air, many appearances on Just A Minute, and she is honoured to have appeared twice on Desert Island Discs.
“I keep smiling, remembering moments performed by the incredible Pam Ayres at CurveLeicester last night. Laughed and cried in equal measure. What a woman.” - BBC Radio
“Pam Ayres is absolutely essential to British humour, reminding us all to be tickled by the small joys and ridiculousness of everyday life. It’s not something poets often do – they’re usually too deep in love, death and angst.” - Mail on Sunday
About the Venue
The Apex is an award-winning venue, known for its acoustic excellence and home to a diverse programme of live music and events; from classical concerts to pop, rock, jazz, blues, world, country and folk, plus comedy and dance performances.
It also hosts a number of community and corporate events, offering the local community and wider environs a unique and exciting space from which visitors can see a great selection of artists, bands and events.
It has been very well publicised (and we never tire of hearing it!) that, as well as its architectural beauty, The Apex also has the very best acoustics, with many musicians who've played here describing it as the best acoustic in the UK, if not Europe:
"Best new venue in the UK. Absolutely superb" - Funeral For A Friend
"Best acoustic wee had in 40 years of touring" - Fairport Convention
"The best hall we have ever played in" - The Escher String Quartet