Author Archives: Ian_henery

Birmingham Solicitor With New Poetry Collection

Ian Henery, a solicitor with an office in the Southside quarter of the City Centre in Chinatown, has a new collection of poetry called “Poems of Hope” which is published by Kates Hill Press. “These “Poems of Hope” were born out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire […]

Former Walsall Poet Laureate With New Collection

Ian Henery, who was Walsall`s first Poet Laureate (2011 – 2015), has a new collection of poetry called “Poems of Hope” which is published by Kates Hill Press. These “Poems of Hope” were born out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire world”, explained Ian. Included within this […]

Welcome to Southside district

In this week’s newsletter, we highlight the Hope for Hospitality campaign which sees venue owners across Birmingham come together to request further support from government. Additionally, we bring you the latest goings on in Southside, including a special offer you won’t want to miss and an exclusive competition. HOPE FOR HOSPITALITY The Midlands hospitality industry […]

Rediscovered 1920s Willenhall Scholar To Appear At Sonnets For Shakespeare

A forgotten 1920s Willenhall scholar and teacher is to feature at the inaugral event at BritGrad 2020 with Sonnets for Shakespeare in aid of Shakespeare`s Globe Theatre and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Harold Percival Kingston, who was born in 1895 and grew up in the family drapery store at 26 Cross Street, Willenhall, was awarded […]

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 “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 San Francisco and across the whole of the UK via […]

Walsall Poets Shine in Hope Radio`s Second Community Poem with Three Poet Laureates

The Kates Hill Press are launching Ian Henery`s 5th collection of poetry – Poems of Hope – at Wolverhampton Literature Festival on Saturday 13th February between 12 – 1pm in the Art Gallery. The book, born in the COVID-19 pandemic, seeks to give hope of better times ahead. And Kates Hill Press, based in Dudley, […]