Listings for forthcoming readings and events featuring Longbarrow Press poets.
Modern Nature Symposium
The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW
Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April 2019 | 10am- 5pm | Admission free
Longbarrow poets Pete Green and Fay Musselwhite (with editor Brian Lewis) read and discuss their work on the first day of the Hepworth’s two-day Modern Nature symposium. Click here for details of the full programme; click here to book your free place.
Emma Bolland, Angelina D’Roza, Rob Hindle, Peter Riley
Humanities Research Institute, Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY
Wednesday 1 May 2019 | 6.30pm | Admission free
Longbarrow poets Angelina D’Roza, Rob Hindle and Peter Riley (with artist & writer Emma Bolland) read as part of the University of Sheffield’s Centre for Poetry and Poetics series. Admission free; all welcome.
Words and Music at the Skep
The Skep, Frensham Manor, Winser Road, Rolvenden Layne, Kent TN17 4NL
Saturday 4 May 2019 | 1pm – late | £20 (advance)
A one-day event combining contemporary poetry and indie music, taking place in the grounds of Frensham Manor in Kent. Longbarrow Press poets Nancy Gaffield and Pete Green will be appearing (alongside Abegail Morley, Calvin Johnson, The Catenary Wires, and others). Please see the event website for more information.
Sheaf Poetry Festival
Various venues, Sheffield
Friday 17 May – Saturday 25 May 2019
Sheaf Poetry Festival is a new festival for Sheffield and district, building on the successes of the Sheffield Poetry Festival (2011-2013) and the South Yorkshire Poetry Festival (2015-2017). Longbarrow Press poets Nancy Gaffield and Mark Goodwin will read on Saturday 18 May, and Rob Hindle and Fay Musselwhite will close the festival with a poetry walk on Saturday 25 May. Click here to view the full festival programme.
Longbarrow Press at Weekend of Words
Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE
Sunday 9 June | 11am-4pm | £5
Victoria Baths’ first Weekend of Words offers a varied programme of talks, tours, workshops and performances in a historic setting. Sunday’s activities include a book fair, with Longbarrow Press, Gordian Projects and other independent publishers; we’ll have a full range of titles and a number of special offers. Click here for further details.