Weekly poems and conversation with Henry Normal's New Poetry Society
Tune in to a series of free, online lunchtime events from Metronome, as writer, poet and TV and film producer Henry Normal speaks to ten celebrated local spoken word artists.
A collaboration between Inspire, Nottingham Poetry Festival and the New Poetry Society, join Henry every Wednesday throughout May and June as he welcomes a different guest for a relaxing hour of midday chat. Perfect to brighten up any humpday!
Henry has already welcomed Bridie Squires (GOBS, LeftLion, and former NTU Writer in Residence) and Manjit Sahota (Poets Against Racism) to the series, but there’s still conversations with eight more contemporary poets still to come.
Wednesday 19 May, 12–1 pm — Panya Banjoko, writer, poet and PhD candidate at NTU
Wednesday 26 May, 12–1 pm — Andrew Graves, poet and performer
Wednesday 2 June, 12–1 pm — Anne Holloway, Creative Director of Nottingham Poetry Festival
Wednesday 9 June, 12–1 pm — Cathy Grindrod, poet, playwright, writer and mentor, and former Derbyshire Poet Laureate
Wednesday 16 June, 12–1 pm — Cleo Asabre-Holt, spoken word poet
Wednesday 23 June, 12–1 pm — Leanne Moden, poet, performer and educator
Wednesday 30 June, 12–1 pm — Georgina Wilding, Nottingham’s first Young Poet Laureate and former Creative Director of Nottingham Poetry Festival
Wednesday 7 July, 12–1 pm — Pete Ramskill, poet and artist
To find out more, including how to book your free ticket, visit the Metronome website.
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