The P&P Team

Poets & Players is a non-profit making organisation run by eight enthusiastic volunteers. Apart from the occasional fundraiser all our events are free. We are grateful to Arts Council England for funding.

The P&P team are: (in alphabetical order):

Paul Bellamy, David Borrott, Simon Haworth, Maryam Hessavi, Edmund Prestwich, Janet Rogerson, Peter Viggers and Jeffrey Wainwright.

There are a number of individuals and institutions that we would like to thank for their continued support and collaboration:

  • Chris Davies for sound
  • Lucy Viggers for her work on our bookstall
  • Leanne Lightfoot and The Whitworth Art Gallery
  • Cathy Bolton and the Manchester Literature Festival
  • John McAuliffe at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing
  • Kelly Prause at Royal Northern College of Music
  • Steve Meade and Sunny Baek at the Manchester Jazz Festival


2 Responses to The P&P Team

  1. Hi, I’m part of a band called The Amazing Clouds. We’d be interested in playing at one of your events. You can see a selection of videos on our Facebook page –
    Could you let me know how to apply. Many thanks.


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