Birmingham solicitor takes new poetry collection to San Francisco. A city centre solicitor-cum-poet has gained international recognition for his latest collection of work â€“ Poems of Hope which reflects life in pandemic Birmingham and beyond. Ian Henery, who manages a legal firm in Southside, was invited to perform his Brummie-inspired verses at poetry events in […]
On Friday 26th March in support of The Black Country Festival poet Ian went to The Coseley School library to talk to some of the Year 7 and 8 AEN pupils The Black Country Festival is designed to bring communities and people together to celebrate our shared cultures and traditions and to increase our sense […]
Ian and Lucy discuss Sonnets for Shakespeare on Hope Radio 87.9 FM, Birmingham On Tuesday 7th July 2020 at 8.00pm (BST) please tune in to the Ian Henery Show on Hope Radio (87.9FM or online by clicking here) for a wonderful chat between Ian and Lucy, the co-founders of Sonnets for Shakespeare. We will also […]
Inspired by van Gogha’s drawing Sorrow, 1882 Ian wrote a series of three poems; his triptych portrays the strained love story between van Gogh and his muse. In this drawing, shown left, van Gogh depicts Sien (Clasina Maria Hoornik). Ian’s first poem I Miss You is written from Sien’s point of view, while the second poem […]
The following poems were written by students at The Coseley School when Ian conducted a poetry workshop there in support of Black Country Day along with Councillor Pete Lowe; 4 Million years Over 4 million years ago In a Black Country meadow Below the very old ground Belonged years of multitude Fossils never found. […]
Published by Mapseekers this is a series of blogs following the burglary of a Scout group in Walsall and Ian forming a business collective – Scout(ing) For Fun(ds) to keep the group going. it led to a bike ride across the South Downs with stunning artwork. Each chapter is prefaced by lyrics from the Levellers […]
Walsall Creative Factory develops and delivers exciting and dynamic arts and heritage projects and events with local communities in the West Midlands celebrating local diversity and culture. To view Ian Heneryâ€™s virtual performance during lockdown, please click here.
Solicitor and former Walsall poet laureate Ian Henery has been commissioned to pen Covid-19 related verses A Walsall solicitor has put his creative talents to use after being commissioned to pen poems about living in the Covid19 lock-down. Ian Henery, who has practices in Willenhall and Birmingham, wrote a series of poems around the theme […]