Tag: spoken word

The Bard of Salford himself Dr. John Cooper Clarke.
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Review: John Cooper Clarke’s memoir I Wanna Be Yours online launch

Dr. John Cooper Clarke has been forced to go digital launching his debut memoir I Wanna Be Yours via online stream on October 15th.

The Bard of Salford himself Dr. John Cooper Clarke.
Credit: Sonic PR

John Cooper Clarke memoir ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ set for October release

A memoir ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ written by punk poet John Cooper Clarke is set for release on October 15th […]

The Lowry Theatre. (c) Madeline Royle

Literature festival Words Weekend called off over coronavirus fears

Words Weekend due to take place at The Lowry this month has been called off due to coronavirus fears. Organisers […]

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Poetry Emergency ii brings a day of radical poetry to Salford

Credit: Poetry Emergency The two-day poetry festival, Poetry Emergency, returned to Salford bringing workshops and performances to the New Adelphi […]

Michaela Violet (left) & Will Stevenson (right) hosting Switchblade Poetry. Credit: Dec Place / Switchblade Poetry

Switchblade Poetry hosts open mic for mental health charity

Credit: Switchblade Poetry Below The Peer Hat on Faraday Street, there is a stage surrounded by mismatched chairs, a person […]

“I was rapping from the age of 11″ – Salford poet performs in Berlin

“I was rapping from the age of 11″ – Salford poet performs in Berlin

A University of Salford student performed his spoken word poetry at the British Council Literature Seminar in Berlin last month.