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Success At Wolverhampton Literature Festival

The Wolverhampton Literature Festival 2023 will take place between 3rd – 5th February and is organised by Wolverhampton City Council. For the first time ever WCR FM, Wolverhampton`s radio station, has provided a platform for local creatives and, according to the Poet in Residence, it has been a success.   “We have been so fortunate” […]

Walsall Writer To Speak About Volunteering Work In Kolkata With Saint Teresa for Acorns Hospice

A solicitor and poet from Walsall has been asked to speak on behalf of Acorns Children`s Hospice about his work with Saint Teresa of Kolkata ahead of a new three-part Sky documentary series Mother Teresa:¬†For the Love of God which talks to some of her friends and bitterest critics, serving as a thorough reappraisal of […]

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

Walsall poets have been collaborating with two community poem projects organised by Hope Radio to bring hope to the region during the coronavirus pandemic. The community poems will be posted online, in a virtual exhibition and on the community radio`s website to demonstrate the power that creativity brings in connecting people during lockdown. In addition, […]

Walsall Poets Shine In Hope Radio’s Community Poem

Walsall’s poets have been collaborating for a community poem project organised by Hope Radio. Hope Radio, which broadcasts on 87.9 FM and online, was born during the coronavirus pandemic with one simple aim – to bring hope to the people of the local community. We have an OFCOM licence and we are run by volunteers […]

Success Time For Walsall Playwright & Poet

Walsall`s former Poet Laureate, Ian Henery, is celebrating following the workshop presentation of his latest play for China West Midlands. The Chinese Labour Corps tells the forgotten story of the 140,000 Chinese labourers who set sail from China during the First World War to serve Great Britain and her Allies but have been whitewashed from […]

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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 […]