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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]