Category Archives: Most Recent Poems

A review of Poems of Hope

Poems of Hope – Ian Henery Over the past decade Ian Henery’s contribution to the literary scene in the West Midlands has been immense. Both as the movement’s advocate – and as an organiser of events in parts of the region (Walsall and the Black Country in particular) – he has seemed ubiquitous. He has […]

Fairtrade Fortnight in Wolverhampton

Fairtrade Fortnight runs between 27th February to 12th March 2023 and Fairtrade farmers, workers and campaigners up and down the country are highlighting the difference fair trade can make to lives, communities and our shared environment. Fairtrade does this by rallying a global community of millions – farmers, supply chain partners, schools and governments – […]

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 […]

Social distancing inspires Walsall lawyer to get creative with poetry

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 […]

Birmingham rhymes go Stateside

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 […]