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The newly-appointed poet laureate of a Black Country town has been commissioned to write a play on a Chinese working group. Walsall’s poet laureate Ian Henery is set to write a trilogy for China West Midlands, telling the story of Chinese people living in Walsall and the surrounding area, ahead of Chinese New Year at […]
A local playwright, Ian Henery, has been commissioned to write a trilogy of plays for China West Midlands which strengthens connections in business, education, culture, art and sports for deeper understanding, greater collaboration and mutual prosperity between the West Midlands and China. The first in the trilogy, The Chinese Labour Corps, is being performed between […]
“Its great to be back at Wolverhampton Literature Festival”, said Greg Stokes of local Kates Hill Press. “It`s our second appearance at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival and I can`t wait! And this time we are with Ian Henery the Mayor of Walsall`s Poet Laureate!” The Kates Hill Press will have a book stall at Wolverhampton […]
On 4th May a former Poet Laureate is launching a poetry fundraiser to support communities affected by racism. Ian Henery, a solicitor, is using poems from his latest book, Poems of Hope (published by Kates Hill Press) to take to social media to fundraise for CARE – Communities Against Racism Enterprise. The charity was founded […]
On the evening 4th May 2021, Ian Henery a successful solicitor, raised funds for the charity – Communities Against Racism Enterprise – CARE, founded to heal and repair the minds of individuals and communities suffering from racial trauma, regardless of skin colour. Ian, by using poems from his latest book, ‘Poems of Hope’, along with […]