Live community events for everyone.

Building on our mission to create opportunties for connection and community, Waffle Live is our Community Events programme designed to spark conversation and create connection.

Check out the events calendar below or visit our What’s On page to see everything that is going on in the house.

Just turn up for standing room, or get in contact to book a table on 01297 34694 or bookings@waffle.org.uk.

Open Mic

FRI 08 MARCH 19:00

2nd Fri of the month is our popular Open Mic night at Waffle… anyone and everyone welcome!

Performers: turn up before 19:30 to guarantee yourself a slot and email live@waffle.org.uk if you have any performance related questions.

Punters: email bookings@waffle.org.uk to book a table

B# Takeover

FRI 15 MARCH 18:30

B Sharp are a fantastic musical charity based in Lyme Regis, who have bases in Bridport and Axminster, and empower young musicians through collaborative composition.

They’ll be taking over our Friday night Waffle Live and we cannot wait!

Axe Valley Takeover

FRI 22ND MARCH 18:30

We welcome back the incredible young musicians from our very own secondary school, The Axe Valley Academy.

There will be a selection of performances from the school jazz band, Rock School, and a number of ad hoc bands which have been formed on the fly this school year!

Philippa Forrester

FRI 29 MARCH 19:00

Presenter Philippa Forrester is coming to Axminster to chat with us about her new book ‘Wild Woman’.

Ticketed event. Purchase in Archway Bookshop or online here.

Open Mic

FRI 12 APRIL 19:00

2nd Fri of the month is our popular Open Mic night at Waffle… anyone and everyone welcome!

Performers: turn up before 19:30 to guarantee yourself a slot and email live@waffle.org.uk if you have any performance related questions.

Punters: email bookings@waffle.org.uk to book a table

Jennie Godfrey

FRI 26 APRIL 19:00

“Profoundly original and dazzlingly written” – join us for a conversation with Jennie Godfrey’s about her acclaimed debut novel.

Ticketed event. Purchase in Archway Bookshop or online here.