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Janet Rogerson

Reimagining the City: a commission by Mona Arshi, Will Harris, Maryam Hessavi & Degna Stone

Earlier this year Poets & Players commissioned Mona Arshi, Maryam Hessavi, Will Harris and Degna Stone to write a poem based on the topic ‘Reimagining the City’. The poets were given free reign to interpret this in any way they … Continue reading

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Workshop with Keith Hutson

Workshop with Keith Hutson on Saturday 18 May 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Please email davidborrott@btinternet.com to confirm a place. Once your place has been confirmed payment can be made by cheque or … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: Competition Event with Kei Miller, music from Daphne Duo: 18 May 2019

APOLOGIES, DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED: click here for full details Please come along to our annual competition event where judge Kei Miller will announce the winners who will read their winning poems. Kei will also … Continue reading

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Commission ‘Reimagining the City’ with Mona Arshi, Will Harris, Maryam Hessavi, Degna Stone and music from Paula Darwish & Serpil Kılıç: 27 April 2019

Free poetry and music event at the Whitworth Art Gallery on 27 April 2019 (2.30-4.00). This is our annual commission event; four poets have been invited to participate in a poetry commission ‘Reimagining the City’: Mona Arshi Mona Arshi worked … Continue reading

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Workshop with John McAuliffe: 27 April 2019

Workshop with John McAuliife on Saturday 27 April 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Participants are invited to bring along a poem to share with John and the group for feedback (please bring 15 … Continue reading

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Jacob Polley, Phoebe Power & Amy McCauley with music from Rachael Gladwin: 23 March 2019

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery. All welcome. Jacob Polley Jacob Polley was born and grew up in Cumbria. He has published four books of poems with Picador, winning the 2016 T.S. Eliot Prize for poetry for his fourth, … Continue reading

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Workshop with Mark Pajak: 23 March 2019

Workshop with Mark Pajak on Saturday 23 March 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Please email davidborrott@btinternet.com to confirm a place. Once your place has been confirmed payment can be made by cheque or … Continue reading

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Workshop with Daljit Nagra: 23 February 2019

Workshop with Daljit Nagra on Saturday 23 February 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20. Please email davidborrott@btinternet.com to confirm a place. Once your place has been confirmed payment can be made by cheque or … Continue reading

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Competition 2019

OUR 2019 COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED.  WINNERS WILL BE INFORMED BY 2 MAY 2019.         We are pleased to announce the 7th poetry competition run by Poets & Players, one of Manchester’s … Continue reading

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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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