Author Archives: Ian_henery

Former Poet Laurate In Poetry Fundraiser

On 4th May a former Poet Laureate is launching a poetry fundraiser to support communities affected by racism. Ian Henery, a solicitor, is using poems from his latest book, Poems of Hope (published by Kates Hill Press) to take to social media to fundraise for CARE – Communities Against Racism Enterprise. The charity was founded […]

Hope Radio Community Garden

Ian has been appointed Poet In Residence at Hope Radio which broadcasts on 87.9 FM and online at He has also been commissioned to write two poems for the community garden which will be unveiled in Birmingham. The poems he has written are Sowing The Seeds of Hope, which is a rondeau and The […]

Haikus of Hope – New Collaboration with Hope Radio and Red Bucket Projects

A wonderful collaborate project with Red Bucket Projects and Brum Community Media to create a body of work for broadcast on Hope Radio and exhibit in the Hope Radio Virtual exhibition to bring hope during COVID-19 lockdown. Red Bucket projects is working with Hope Radio on a new project called Haikus of Hope. Hope Radio […]


Brum Community Media; a Birmingham based art collective has responded to the restrictions of the pandemic by creating a unique virtual reality interactive gallery space, offering artists an opportunity to exhibit and art lovers an accessible creative space to enjoy. Brum Community Media was founded in March 2020 by community radio dynamo and activist Peni […]