Tag: Poetry

Dr John Cooper Clarke. Image credit: Bryan Ledgard

Salford poet John Cooper Clarke’s ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ reaches 1 billion streams courtesy of Arctic Monkeys

The Bard of Salford John Cooper Clarke’s collaboration with the Arctic Monkeys, using his poem ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ as […]

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“It’s always fun when poets and comics get together”: Award-winning poetry and comedy night to raise money for Salford charities

Poets and comedians will join forces at Salford Lads’ Club this Friday in aid of local charities. The prizewinning comedy […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]