Author Archives: janetrogerson

Sean O’Brien and Deryn Rees-Jones with music from Royal Northern College of Music: 6 October 2018

This is our annual collaboration with Manchester Literature Festival. Poets Sean O’Brien and Deryn Rees-Jones and RNCM saxophonists Freya Chambers and Simeon Evans will perform at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Saturday 6 October, 2.30-4.00. The event is free but … Continue reading

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John Glenday, Ben Wilkinson, Keshia Starrett with music from Chris Davies and Andrew Mucha: 15 September 2018

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester all welcome, Saturday 15 September, 2.30-4.00. John Glenday John Glenday is the author of four poetry collections. The Apple Ghost (Peterloo Poets 1989) won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and Undark, … Continue reading

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Workshop with John Glenday: Saturday 15 September 2018

Our next event is a workshop with John Glenday on the morning of Saturday 15 September 2018, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery. The fee for the workshop is £20. Please email davidborrot@btinternet.com to reserve a place. John Glenday John … Continue reading

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The Winners of the 2018 Poets & Players Competition

The winners of the 2018 Poets & Players Competition judged by Pascale Petit The Judge’s report on the competition and the winning poems: When Poets & Players asked me to judge their competition I happily agreed. It’s an organisation I … Continue reading

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Competition event with Pascale Petit, music from Arian Sadr: 12 May 2018

Please come along to our annual competition event where judge Pascale Petit will announce the winners who will read their winning poems. Pascale will also do a reading of her own work. The venue is the Whitworth Art Gallery, time … Continue reading

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Workshop with Karen McCarthy Woolf: 21 April 2018

Our next workshop is with Karen McCarthy Woolf on the 21 April 2018, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery. The fee is £20. To reserve a place please email davidborrott@btinternet.com Karen McCarthy Woolf Karen McCarthy Woolf was born in London … Continue reading

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Imtiaz Dharker, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Nick Makoha & Adam Fairhall: 21 April 2018

Free reading at the Whitworth Art Gallery 21 April 2018, 2.30-4.00. All welcome. Imtiaz Dharker Imtiaz Dharker is a poet, artist and documentary film-maker. Awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2014, she has received the Cholmondley Award and … Continue reading

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