Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Life in Lists

As a writer, I enjoy how words are put together. I am also struck by the power of lists, stripped of adjectives and verbs, leaving the reader to wonder, and ponder, (if interested) why? Some of these lists are personal, … Continue reading

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The Woman in White, Garrick Theatre, Lichfield

Period drama is enjoying a popular renaissance with Downton Abbey hugely popular on television, and Steampunk Victoriana gaining traction on the page. Garrick Artistic Director Adrian Jackson continues to have a keen eye for combining the artistically interesting ,with what … Continue reading

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Quadrophenia Comes to Tamworth

Quadrophenia is coming to Tamworth Assembly Rooms on May 24th and 25th 2013 with Tamworth Repertory Company in association with Fired Up Theatre, by kind permission of Pete Townshend and Paul Curran of Eel Pie Publishing. The project is being … Continue reading

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Spoken Worlds, Old Cottage Tavern, Burton upon Trent

Now in its fourth year Spoken Worlds continues to go from strength to strength. Tonight a strong roster of performers appeared with a typically diverse range of talent. Rather than simply report on the evening I think it is worth … Continue reading

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Mouth & Music Valentines Special- Boars Head, Kidderminster

The Boars Head is ideal for Mouth & Music. The upstairs room is self contained and big enough to take a good size audience, but compact enough to create atmosphere. The landlord and staff are supportive, the prices reasonable, and … Continue reading

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Coffeehouse Poetry, Shrewsbury Coffee House, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury

There was not a table or chair to be had. The stock of china cups and mugs was exhausted. A warm mist appeared on the inside of the windows obscuring the curious glances from passers- by, late comers stood . … Continue reading

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February 2013 – What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

Festivals Nottingham Festival of Words,February 9th – 24th ———————————————————————————————————— Day by Day Mon 4th Gorilla Poetry Slam Competition,Dada Bar 89 Trippet Lane (Located just off West Street), S1 4EL Sheffield,8pm:Invite everyone you know and come prepared to be entertained. … Continue reading

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