Tag Archives: Whitworth Art Gallery

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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Jane Yeh, Hannah Lowe and Ian Humphreys with music from Gavin Barras, 25 February 2017

Our next event will feature poets Jane Yeh, Hannah Lowe and Ian Humphreys with music from Gavin Barras on double bass accompanied by Jeff Guntrun on sax, Jim Faulkner on guitar and Dave Walsh on drums. The venue is the … 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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Sat 16th April, 2.30 – 4.00 pm – Poems read by Jackie Kay and winners of the Poets and Players poetry competition, music tbc

This event is the prize-giving event for our 4th Poets and Players Competition which was judged by Jackie Kay. The winners will be announced and will read their poems. There will also be a poetry reading by Jackie Kay and … Continue reading

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Thursday Lates at the Whitworth: Ira Lightman and Andrew McMillan with music from Heather Bird

Thursday 28th April 2016 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, 7.00-8.30 We are pleased to announce a special event in collaboration with the Whitworth Art Gallery’s Thursday Lates series Ira Lightman Ira Lightman is a public art poet. He appears frequently … Continue reading

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Carrie Etter, William Letford and Mark Pajak. Music from Sara Lowes

Saturday 19th March 2016 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, 2.30-4.00 Free reading in the Grand Hall, everyone welcome, no need to book. Carrie Etter Originally from Normal, Illinois, Carrie Etter has lived in England since 2001 and taught at Bath … Continue reading

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Maurice Riordan, Caitriona O’Reilly & Zaffar Kunial with music from Chris Davies & Kirsty McGee

Saturday 16th January 2016 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, 2.30-4.00 The first event of the year was a great success, over hundred people gathered in the Grand Hall, for performances by Kirsty McGee, Chris Davies, Zaffar Kunial (first row) and … Continue reading

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