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Kuli Kohli Interview

Kuli Kohli was recently interviewed on Radio WM about her poetry and her performance at the Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination. This is on the BBC iPlayer for the next month, (scroll to 1.23 when the interview begins).

Kuli Kohli Interview

Sunday September 1 : Poetry Party

Cherry Doyle will be reading at a Poetry Party organised by Fair Acre Press to celebrate the launch of Chris Kinsey’s From Rowan Ridge, and Kaite O’Reilly’s Persians (winner of the Ted Hughes award for new works in poetry) at the Mid Wales Arts Centre, Maesmawr, Caersws, SY17 5SB.

Sunday September 1st, 2.30pm – 6pm.

Free event, no need to book. Complimentary drink on arrival.

Saturday September 7 : ‘Seasonal Emotions’ workshop

‘Seasonal Emotions’ poetry writing workshop with Cherry Doyle & Simon Fletcher (10am-4pm) at Pant village hall, Pant near Oswestry, SY10 9QG.

This workshop will focus on writing poetry about the ‘emotions’ of the seasons and how we interpret/ project on them. Refreshments will be provided but bring your own lunch and suitable clothing. We shall have our picnic on Llanymynech hill, a rich and varied habitat that’s colourful at this time of year. Meet at Pant Memorial Hall, Pant, near Oswestry, SY10 9QG.

Tickets £20/£15.

Tuesday September 10 : ‘City Voices’

‘City Voices’ with Saqib Nadeem, Kerry Hadley, Bo Crowder & Iris Rhodes‘ tribute.

Tuesday September 10th, 7.30-9pm, at The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Tickets £ 3 on the door.

Thursday September 12 : Apples and Snakes’ Bright Smoke

Emma Purshouse will be the headline poet at Apples and Snakes’ Bright Smoke, a free monthly poetry event.

Thursday September 12th, 7.30pm at Susie’s Cafe Bar, The Other Place, 22 Southern Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BH

Saturday September 14 : Performance poetry

Emma Purshouse & Steve Pottinger will delight with their powerful and moving performance poetry.

Saturday September 14th, 8-9pm.

Marquee, Dale End Park, Ironbridge.

Tickets £5. To buy tickets go to the ‘tickets’ website.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Sunday September 15 : ‘Poetry & Tea’

‘Poetry & Tea’ A genteel poetry reading, including some poetry favourites, with tea. Jane Seabourne, Bert Flitcroft and Marion Cockin.

Sunday September 15th, 3-4.30pm.

Marquee, Dale End Park. Ironbridge. Free event but tickets required.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Tickets available from: https://www.ticketstelford.com/whats-on/festivals/

Wednesday September 18 : Reading at the Museum of Cannock Chase

Cherry Doyle and Bert Flitcroft will be reading at the Museum of Cannock Chase, Valley Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire, WS12 1TD.

Wednesday September 18th, 2-3pm.

Free event.

Friday September 20 : ‘Bingham & Woodall’

‘Bingham & Woodall’ An entertaining poetry/comedy show from David & John, two inimitable performers.

Friday September 20th, 8-9pm, All Nations Inn, Coalport Lane, Madeley, Ironbridge.

Free event.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Saturday September 21 : ‘Writing the River’

‘Writing the River’ Imaginative poetry workshop with David Bingham & Simon Fletcher with a walk from the Meadow Inn, Ironbridge, to Buildwas Abbey and writing workshop, followed by readings at ‘Country Voices’.

Saturday September 21st, 10am-1pm.

To sign up go to the website. Tickets £6.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Tickets available from: https://www.ticketstelford.com/whats-on/festivals/

Saturday September 21 : ‘Country Voices’

‘Country Voices’ at the Meadow Inn, Ironbridge, to include ‘Writing the River’ workshop poets sharing their work plus Mollie Walton reading from her novel The Daughters of Ironbridge.

Saturday September 21st, 2.30-4pm.

Tickets £4 on the door.

Sunday September 22 : ‘Punjabi Women’ Poetry & stories

‘Punjabi Women’ Poetry & stories from the Punjabi Women’s Writing Group, Wolverhampton, featuring Kuli Kohli in the Marquee, Dale End Park, Ironbridge.

Sunday September 22nd, 2.30-4pm.

Free event but tickets required. Simon to MC.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Tickets available from: https://www.ticketstelford.com/whats-on/festivals/

Wednesday September 25 : Script Stuff open mic event

Emma Purshouse will be the featured artist at Script Stuff open mic event, Wednesday September 25th, 7.30pm-10pm.

Temperance, 33 Bath Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3AF

Friday September 27 : ‘Wum med wum growed’

Heather Wastie, ‘Wum med wum growed’ A Black Country Entertainment with poetry & song.

Friday September 27th, 8-9pm.

All Nations Inn, Coalport Lane, Madeley, Ironbridge. Free event.

The Ironbridge ‘Festival of the Imagination’ includes Offa’s poets. For full details and information about events marked as Ironbridge go to: www.ironbridgefestival.co.uk

Saturday September 28 : Poetry Walk

Poetry Walk with Simon Fletcher from Madeley library to Ironbridge (a Poetry on Loan event).

Saturday September 28th, 11am-1pm.

Free event. Limit on numbers so sign up on the website.

Saturday September 28 : Poetry Slam at the Yurt

Poetry Slam at the Yurt, Dale End Park, Ironbridge, with Poets, Prattlers & Pandemonialists (Emma, Dave & Steve).

Saturday September 28th, 8-10pm.

Winner to get a paid gig at next year’s festival.

Tickets £5. For info go to: www.pandemonialists.co.uk

Saturday September 28 : Bert Flitcroft workshop

Bert Flitcroft, who judged the annual poetry competition of City Voices Creative Writers, will be running a follow-up workshop.

Saturday September 28th, 11am-12.30pm at Hanley Library, Stoke-on-Trent.

30 September to 2 November : Jeff Phelps’ work at the VAN Gallery

Jeff Phelps’ work is being included in an exhibition called ‘Encounters – Conversations in Art and Poetry’ at the VAN Gallery, middle level, Darwin Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury.

30th September to 2nd November, open 10.30am-4.30pm.

Free.