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Lavinia Greenlaw and Daljit Nagra with music from Blind Monk: 23 February 2019

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery. All welcome. Lavinia Greenlaw Lavinia Greenlaw was born in London, where she has lived for most of her life. Her teenage years were spent in a village in Essex. She has published five … Continue reading

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Colette Bryce, Kit Fan and Martin Kratz, with music from the Kell Wind Trio: 19 January 2019

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery. All welcome. Colette Bryce Colette Bryce is the author of four collections with Picador. Her latest, The Whole & Rain-domed Universe (2014), which draws on her experience of growing up in Derry during … Continue reading

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Workshop with Colette Bryce: 19 January 2019

Workshop with Colette Bryce on Saturday 19 January 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20, please email davidborrott@btinternet.com for details of how to pay. Participants will be invited to submit a poem to Colette before … Continue reading

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Migrations Commission: new work from Sophie Herxheimer, Kapka Kassabova & Tariq Latif

Sophie Herxheimer For Gulwali Passarlay Small Gulwali hadn’t seen the sea, though gulls hijacked his name. He’d learned to shepherd in the snows of home, bossing his aunties: cover your heads for shame! Set out a fledgeling fundamentalist, till harsh … Continue reading

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Liz Berry, with commissions from Sophie Herxheimer, Kapka Kassabova & Tariq Latif; music from Archipelago: 17 November 2018

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery. All welcome. Liz Berry Liz Berry’s first book of poems, Black Country (Chatto 2014), described as a ‘sooty, soaring hymn to her native West Midlands’ (Guardian) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset … Continue reading

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Sean O’Brien and Deryn Rees-Jones with music from the Basilisk Duo: 6 October 2018

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