Author Archives: Ian_henery

Poems written by students at The Coseley School during Black Country Day Workshop

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.   […]

Scout on a bike book

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 […]

From solicitor to the stage in Southside

By day, Ian Henery operates two eponymously named legal firms in the area and is a prominent figure in the district. But outside of working hours, Ian’s passion lies in poetry and play-writing, and it’s the latter that has earnt him a place on Southside’s famous Hippodrome stage. Ian has recently received a grant from […]

Feature on Hope Radio 87.9FM

Birmingham Poem (COVID-19) If the pandemic begins to worsen Keep it together but 6 feet apart; Social distancing length of a tall person, Communication by voice, eyes and heart. We need poetry now more than ever, It’s limited social interaction; Social distancing “ let’s stay together On digital platforms, an attraction. Our hands are cracked, […]

blog6

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 […]