Tag: Poetry

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‘Girl On The Train’ actor has released a new poem to remind people of life after lockdown

A Salford coffee van owner is keeping performance art alive by reading his poems to customers on the go. Matt […]

"James nominated Laura for our chocolate prize. He dropped a packet of Haribo he was given at school yesterday and Laura found it and kept it for him, and she helps us across the road every school day"
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“It makes them think about the good in the world” – The Salford poetry competition spreading Christmas joy

The Salford Poetry Competition aims to spread Christmas joy by nominating members of the Salford community to receive a bar of […]

Committee members of The Poets' Union at The University of Salford.

University of Salford Poets’ Union is raising money for an LGBTQ+ charity this Christmas

The Poets’ Union at the University of Salford is set to raise money for an international LGBTQ+ charity with a […]

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Salford student launches poetry competition for women about waste

A Salford student has partnered with Manchester magazine Floresta to create a poetry competition on the theme of waste. The […]

The Bard of Salford himself Dr. John Cooper Clarke.
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Dr. John Cooper Clarke announces ‘an evening of poetry and laughs’ this Christmas

Dr. John Cooper Clarke has recently announced a one-off online show on Saturday 12th December. ‘I Wanna Be Yours At […]

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“It’s an opportunity to come together” – Coming up: Poetry Christmas Cracker event

To celebrate Christmas, Salford resident, and poet, ‘J’, will be hosting a Poetry Christmas Cracker event this December on Zoom. The […]

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Christopher Eccleston shares a heartwarming book inscription from John Cooper Clarke

Salford actor Christopher Eccleston has released a touching tribute to poet John Cooper Clarke, who he claims changed his life. […]

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“That fight for equality is everyone’s fight” – Black to the Future poetry event celebrates Black History Month

Salford-based poet ‘J’ Ahmed hosted a three-part series of virtual events in October titled ‘Black to the Future’ to mark Black History Month.

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The Lowry Galleries set to re-open, showcasing ‘LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist’

Image credit: The Lowry Flickr. Licensed for re-use under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (no changes made) The Galleries at The Lowry […]