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Former Walsall Poet Laureate To Perform At Shrewsbury Food Festival

A former Walsall Poet Laureate is due to appear at Shrewsbury Food Festival on 4th September to champion mental health. Alongside other Walsall poets including Phil Buckley, Tina Cox, Julia Dean-Richards, Angela Wood  Maurice Malcolm and Elliot Parker there will be spoken word performances, workshops and a community poem on the theme of mental health […]

Local Poets To Champion Mental Health At Food Festival

A group of local published  poets have come together to champion mental health and aim to take their workshops and performances to the Shrewsbury Food Festival in Quarry Park  on 4th September near Shrewsbury town centre.  The topic for their poetry will be mental health. Walsall poet and retired social worker and lecturer Phil Buckley […]

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 […]

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 […]