Tag: Poetry

Salford Arts Theatre

“Right now is the time for women’s poetry” – Salford Arts Theatre hosts women-led poetry evening

Salford’s only independent theatre company is hosting a women’s poetry event to give female poets a voice. Salford Arts Theatre […]

Peel Park

“Spring Ahead” and win a £20 voucher with Peel Park’s poetry competition

Peel Park is holding a poetry competition to boost public involvement with the park this spring. The “Spring Ahead” poetry […]

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Poetry workshops for the homeless launch in Manchester to ‘give the streets a voice’

A Salford poet, Jenny Berry, is on a mission to help the homeless. Jenny Berry has collaborated with the Homeless […]

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“I think a lot of poets and performers have just been really really missing live gigs ,” – Salford poet hosts online event for World Poetry Day

Salford-based Canadian poet Rose Condo is hosting a charity poetry event called #HavePoemsWillTravel on Sunday 21 March in celebration of […]

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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 […]