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Hollie McNish — Sold out


Holly McNish
Gigs | Performances | Spoken Word

This event is sold out. Nottingham Poetry Festival presents Hollie McNish – award-winning poet, writer and spoken-word artist. Hollie will be performing poems and prose from her forthcoming book Slug, set to be published in May 2021.

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Rising to fame on YouTube with millions of views, Hollie has since published five books of poetry and toured extensively in the UK and internationally. Her book Nobody Told Me, which mixed poetry, prose and journal entries, won the 2016 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry.

In the words of poet Benjamin Zephaniah: “I can’t take my ears off her.”

“She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love. She points out the absurdities we’ve grown too used to and let's us see the world with fresh eyes.” Kate Tempest

Visit the Metronome website to find out more.

Location details


Huntingdon Street


The nearest car park is just behind Metronome, on Brook Street. The sat nav postcode is: NG1 1EA (view on Google maps here), you’re looking out for the Nottingham Arena (Brook St) car park, open 24/7.

Travel Info:

The nearest tram stop is at the Lace Market, a 5 – 10 minute walk from the venue. Nottingham has Park & Ride car parks situated just outside the city, with a regular tram service running throughout the week. Go to to plan your journey.

For buses take your pick! Visit the Nottingham City Transport website to plan your route. Numerous services stop just outside the venue.

Nottingham Station is the nearest train station and a short taxi ride, or 20 – 25 minute walk, from Metronome. You’ll find plenty of taxis outside the station, or use your Uber app.

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