Salford’s punk poet Jon Cooper-Clarke has set pen to paper to create a poem to celebrate the British coastline in collaboration with the National Trust.
Poet Lemn Sissay says he’s ‘won already’ in the Manchester University chancellorship election as he told MM how it feels to be the students’ favoured choice.
Nina Simone once said that it was an artist’s responsibility to ‘reflect the times’. There’s no denying that George the Poet represents this models perfectly.
The flow of George the Poet’s lyricism travels much deeper than the regurgitated 16 bars we’re used to hearing in most urban music.
Professional wordsmith Tony Walsh has been named as the first Poet in Residence for the Great Manchester Run.
A collective of Manchester spoken word artists will take centre stage this month at the Contact Theatre in a night of poetry, prose and performance to mark Black History Month.
Chetham’s School of Music will play host to the Manchester Literature Festival tomorrow, where winners of the £10,000 Poetry and Fiction prizes will be announced.
Manchester… rise like lions! England’s ‘greatest political poem’ gets spine-tingling Histories Festival reading
The iconic poem The Masque of Anarchy, written by Percy Bysshe Shelley, was recited as part of Manchester Histories Festival.
The poet performed at the 24th annual benefit concert for Tibet House on Tuesday.
Contact Theatre rounded off its Queer Contact 2014 festival in celebration of LGBT History Month with an evening of spoken word poetry
Award-winning poet Lemn Sissay to pay homage to ‘beautiful’ speech of Martin Luther King at Manchester town hall
King’s era-defining speech was delivered in August 1963