Tag Archives: Poets and Players

Fiona Benson, Anthony Anaxagorou, Qudsia Akhtar and music from Tom Harris & Nishla Smith: Saturday 24 September

Hi Everyone, We are sad to announce that we are no longer able to host events at the Whitworth Art Gallery. We would like to thank the staff at the Whitworth for their kindness, efficiency and support over the last … Continue reading

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Liz Berry, Rishi Dastidar, Natalie Rees with music from Arian Sadr: 19 March 2022

Please join us on Saturday 19 March, 2.30-4.00 at the Whitworth Art Gallery for a wonderful line-up of poets and musicians. You will find all the information you need regarding visiting the Gallery on the Whitworth’s website here. The event … Continue reading

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Competition 2021: Judge Seán Hewitt

The 2021 Competition is now closed. Thank you to all who entered and also to everyone who shared. Winners will be contacted by 7 April.       We are pleased to announce the 9th poetry competition run by Poets … Continue reading

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Commission ‘Altered Nature’ with David Wheatley, Mary Jean Chan, Isaiah Hull, Jane Burn and music from the Chuva Guitar Duo: 21 March 2020

EVENT CANCELLED A free poetry and music event at the Whitworth Art Gallery on 21 March 2020 (2.30-4.00). This is our annual commission event; poets David Wheatley, Mary Jean Chan, Isaiah Hull and Jane Burn have been invited to participate … Continue reading

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J O Morgan and Maria Stepanova with Sasha Dugdale (translator) with music from Caoilfhionn Rose: 22 February 2020

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Saturday 22 February at 2.30-4.00. Everyone welcome. All areas of the Gallery are accessible and there are several parking bays on Denmark Road for disabled visitors. J O Morgan J. O. Morgan … Continue reading

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Jo Shapcott, Kim Moore & Jennifer Lee Tsai with music from Chris Davies: 25 January 2020

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester on Saturday 25 January 2020 at 2.30-4.00. Everyone welcome. All areas of the Gallery are accessible and there are several parking bays on Denmark Road for disabled visitors. Jo Shapcott Jo Shapcott was … Continue reading

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Workshop with Jo Shapcott: 25 January 2020

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL     Workshop with Jo Shapcott on Saturday 25 January 2020, 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 … Continue reading

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Vahni Capildeo, Rebecca Perry and John Challis, with music from Corey Mwamba: 17 February 2018

Free reading at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Saturday 17 February at 2.30-4.00. Vahni Capildeo Vahni Capildeo’s newest work, Venus as a Bear, is forthcoming from Carcanet in spring 2018.  Previous books include Utter (Peepal Tree, 2013), Simple Complex Shapes (Shearsman, 2015), … Continue reading

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Ian McMillan and Mona Arshi with music from Blind Monk Trio on Tuesday 18 October 2016, 7-00-8.30

This is our annual collaborative event with the Manchester Literature Festival. The event takes place Tuesday evening 7.00pm on 18 October 2016 at: Hallé St Peter’s 40 Blossom Street Ancoats Manchester M4 6BF Tickets £8/£6 Book on 0843 208 0500 … Continue reading

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Pascale Petit and Daniel Sluman with music from Coco Inman 24 September 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This event will begin earlier than usual at 1.30-3.00 and will be in the South Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery (due to building work being carried out in the Grand Hall). Apologies for any inconvenience. Pascale Petit Pascale Petit’s … Continue reading

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