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Nottingham Poetry Festival presents – LYR


 Simon Armitage (UK Poet Laureate), Patrick James Pearson and Richard Walters heads against a purple backdrop.
Performances | Spoken Word

As a part of Nottingham Poetry Festival experience the unique sounds of Land Yacht Regatta – comprised of Simon Armitage (UK Poet Laureate), Patrick James Pearson and Richard Walters – live at Metronome.

  • When: Sunday 15 May 2022, 7 pm
  • Location: Metronome, Huntingdon Street, Nottingham, NG1 1AP
  • Cost: £13.00 + booking fee
  • Booking deadline: Sunday 15 May 2022, 7.00 pm
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Event details

LYR is Land Yacht Regatta.

LYR are comprised of author and current British poet laureate Simon Armitage, musician Richard Walters and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Pearson.

Their debut album Call In The Crash Team is a unique midpoint between poetic spoken passages, soaring vocal melodies, and instrumentation.

As a part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival join LRY live at Metronome.

Visit the Metronome website to find out more and book your tickets.

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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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