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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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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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