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Friday January 31 : Punjabi Women’s Writing Group

Kuli Kohli will be performing with the Punjabi Women’s Writing Group at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU, 2pm-3pm.

Tickets £3.83 (includes booking fee): http://www.wolvesliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/punjabi-womens-writing-group.html

Sunday February 2 : ‘PoArtry – It’s a Mash-Up’

Ros Woolner will be one of many poets reading at ‘PoArtry – It’s a Mash-Up’. PoArtry is a collaboration project between poets and visual artists culminating in an exhibition of art inspired by art. The poets will be reading 2pm-3pm in the exhibition space at the Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN.

Free event. http://www.wolvesliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/poartry–its-a-mash-up.html

Sunday February 2 : ‘Reuse, Reduce, Recycle’

‘Reuse, Reduce, Recycle’ Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger will be running a workshop designed to get you creating and writing poetry that makes use of newspaper stories, magazine articles and old books. No experience needed.

Sunday February 2nd, 1pm-3pm at the Gathering Space, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU.

Tickets £11.37 (includes booking fee): http://www.wolvesliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/reuse-reduce-recycle.html

Sunday February 2 : ‘Square Routes – Drawing Inspiration from the City’s Public Spaces’

‘Square Routes – Drawing Inspiration from the City’s Public Spaces’. An informal walk around the city’s squares and public spaces, led by Jeff Phelps.
Participants are invited to observe and imagine what these old and established, new or neglected spaces might have been like and what they might become.
Jeff’s own work will be shared in appropriate spaces.

Meet: 10.30am beneath clock outside House of Fraser, 71-78 Victoria St, Wolverhampton, WV1 3PQ.
Tickets £5 from the Still Walking website https://ti.to/still-walking/LitFestWolverhamptonWalks/en

Sunday February 2 : ‘Writers Hubs’

‘Writers Hubs’. Several Offa’s Press poets will be reading their work:

Jeff Phelps with Bridgnorth Writers 1-2pm
Cherry Doyle and Kuli Kohli with Blakenhall Writers 3-4pm
Ros Woolner and Marion Cockin with Bilston Writers 4-5pm

Lych Gate Tavern, Queen Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1TX. Free event. Drop in.

Sunday February 2 : Jeff Phelps at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival

Jeff Phelps will be reading his shortlisted poem at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival Poetry Competition award ceremony. Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU.

Sunday February 2nd 3.30-4.30pm.

Free event, but booking required: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wolverhampton-literature-festival-poetry-competition-winners-tickets-82363247691

Sunday February 2 : ‘Common People’

‘Common People – An anthology of working class writing’. Join City of Wolverhampton Poet Laureate Emma Purshouse and writers featured in the anthology for a panel discussion, including Paul Allen, Lynne Voyce, and Lisa Blower.

The Georgian Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU,

Sunday February 2nd, 5.30-6.30pm.

Tickets £11.37 (incl. booking fee) from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/common-people-an-anthology-of-working-class-writing-tickets-82209917075

Tuesday February 11 : ‘City Voices’

‘City Voices’ with Santosh K. Dary, Jeff Phelps, Lizzie Prudence, Cherry Doyle & John Sewell. The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Tuesday February 11th, 7.30-9pm.

Tickets £3 on the door.

Tuesday March 3 : Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger in Brighton

Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger will be performing at The Walrus, 10 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD. 7.30pm. Pay as you feel.

Wednesday March 4 : Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger in London

Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger will be performing at The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YG. Pay as you feel.

Saturday March 7 : Pant Poetry Workshop

Pant Poetry Workshop on ‘Climate Change’ with Jeff Phelps and Simon Fletcher (10am-4pm).

This writing day will look at aspects of climate change, the poetical and the political. What does it mean now and for the future?
Refreshments will be provided but bring your own lunch and suitable clothing. Meet at Pant Memorial Hall, Pant, near Oswestry, SY10 9QG.

Tickets £20/£15. To book a place or for more information contact: info@offaspress.co.uk