From Alexis Taylor to Jackie Kay to Michael Palin: Ledbury Poetry Festival 2018 announces full programme

Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), poet Benjamin Zephaniah, comedian, broadcaster and writer Michael Palin, poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, Scottish Makar Jackie Kay, Chris Dif­­­­­ford(Squeeze), US poet Jericho Brown and comedian Miles Jupp are among the new poets, musicians and poetry lovers from around the world announced for Ledbury Poetry Festival 2018 (29 June – 8 July), as the full programme is released today Thursday 10 May.

The Glass Aisle 2018 Summer Tour Dates – Paul Henry and Brian Briggs (Stornoway)

As festival season warms up, Paul Henry and Brian Briggs will be touring The Glass Aisle across the country, and Paul Henry will be making some solo appearances too.  Hope to see you at some of these...

The Glass Aisle 2018: an album, a poetry collection, a tour

In 2017 singer-songwriter Brian Briggs (Stornoway) & award-winning poet Paul Henry toured the UK with their astonishing collaboration of poetry and songs, The Glass Aisle. From the university chambers of Oxford Literary Festival, to the warm glow of the Caught By The River stage at The Good Life Experience (pictured), to the rainy Italianate village of … Continue reading The Glass Aisle 2018: an album, a poetry collection, a tour

Diary of the Last Man – an imaginative film portrait of, and performance from, poet Robert Minhinnick

Diary of the Last Man is an imaginative film-portrait of the writer and poet Robert Minhinnick. The brilliant new film by director Eamon Bourke will be screened at a series of special events throughout late 2017 and early 2018 , including Crickhowell Literary Festival on 5 October 2017. Each screening will be followed by a performance … Continue reading Diary of the Last Man – an imaginative film portrait of, and performance from, poet Robert Minhinnick