Monthly Archives: March 2011

Midlands Poets Who is Who

This list pulls togther those poets who primarily are involved in organising events around the Midlands, or who hold Laureateships, as a guide to some of the names that regularly pop up on the circuit.It is not a list of … Continue reading

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Midlands Poetry What’s On – April 2011

Thursday 31st March “Ghouls Aloud” Patrick Kavanagh Cafe Woodbridge Road, Moseley,Birmingham 8pm:£6, Prepare to be grabbed by the ghoulies…. From “Don’t Go Into the Cellar” Theatre Company   Thursday 31st March “Wedensbury Poetry” The Royal Oak, Meeting St, Wednesbury,7.30pm  Open … Continue reading

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Gothicana

 Shakespeare Memorial Room, Birmingham Central Library DON’T Go Into the Cellar is a new Theatre Company with a growing reputation for period performance. The creative invention of Jonathan Goodwin and Rachel Green, tonight’s presentation was of Gothic horror with “Gothicana”. … Continue reading

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Smart Poets, St Martins Church, Bullring, Birmingham

The  hall of this famous, landmark Church is now a fine venue in its own right with excellent public address and lighting  as well as a bar, cafe, formal and informal seating. Compere  Penny Hewlett, leader of Smart Poets did … Continue reading

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The Eagle

An enjoyable but ultimately frustrating tale which falls short of the high standards it sets itself. The plot is a classic adventure yarn, and the setting, in the Scottish Highlands is spectacular. Director Kevid McDonald, whose credits include “Touching the … Continue reading

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Lovely Bones

An Unlovely Mess, 19 March 2011 Author: gary-444 from United Kingdom *** This review may contain spoilers *** There are occasions when you watch a film, understand its merit, but simply reflect that it doesn’t work for you. This is … Continue reading

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Battle Los Angeles

Mindless but Satisfactory Popcorn Fun, 13 March 2011 Author: gary-444 from United Kingdom *** This review may contain spoilers *** This is the first time that Director Jonathan Leibesman has been given a big budget – and it shows. A … Continue reading

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