Monthly Archives: June 2024

Local Poet To Perform With Poets Against Racism At Nottingham Poetry Festival

A local poet, who has performed regularly  over the years with poetry collective Poets Against Racism at Wolverhampton Literature Festival, is to join them for a brilliant night not to be forgot on 12th June at Nottingham Poetry Festival. Combining with AccessAbility Arts, Poets Against Racism are flying the flag for accessible art, poetry and […]

Birmingham Playwright To Appear At Nottingham Poetry Festival

A local playwright whose play, Georgina and the Dragon, is being performed at Birmingham Black Box Theatre on 13th July,  is appearing at Nottingham Poetry Festival to defend the arts.  Ian Henery  will join Poets Against Racism and AccessAbility Arts to fly the flag for accessible art, poetry and culture. Ian Henery wrote the play […]

Former Walsall Poet Laureate To Read In Memory of Uncle On 80th Anniversary Of D-Day

A former Walsall Poet Laureate has been invited to join other Poet Laureates as the nation commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, known as D-Day,  on Thursday 6th June.  D-Day, which took place on 6th June 1944, was a pivotal moment in World War II. Ian Henery, who was Mayor of Walsall`s Poet […]