New Poetry Society: Henry Normal with Cleo Asabre-Holt

Wednesday 16 June 2021

12:00 pm : Online via Zoom webinar.

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Brought to you by Inspire: Culture | Learning | Libraries, in association with Nottingham Poetry Festival and New Poetry Society.

Henry meets with Cleo Asabre-Holt to read poems, laugh and talk about life.

Listen to Henry’s latest poems and ask any questions to Henry and Cleo during the Q&A session.

Cleo Asabre-Holt

Cleo Asabre-Holt is a spoken word poet who has performed across the region, in London and internationally. Her work explores relationships, mental health, childhood and the urge to dance. She’s supported Hollie McNish and Roger McGough; and was a finalist in the search for Nottingham’s first Young Poet Laureate. Cleo currently works in editorial at Trigger, the mental health and wellbeing publisher.

Henry Normal

Henry is a writer, poet and TV and Film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In  2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television. Henry has 9 poetry collections in print and has a regular show on BBC Radio 4.

Idiosyncratic and effortlessly funny – Radio Times

Bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit – Guardian

He was recently given a honorary doctorate of letters by Nottingham Trent University, another by University of Nottingham, and has had a beer and a bus named after him in Nottingham!

 

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New Poetry Society: Henry Normal with Cleo Asabre-Holt

Brought to you by Inspire: Culture | Learning | Libraries, in association with Nottingham Poetry Festival and New Poetry Society.

Henry meets with Cleo Asabre-Holt to read poems, laugh and talk about life.

Listen to Henry’s latest poems and ask any questions to Henry and Cleo during the Q&A session.

Cleo Asabre-Holt

Cleo Asabre-Holt is a spoken word poet who has performed across the region, in London and internationally. Her work explores relationships, mental health, childhood and the urge to dance. She’s supported Hollie McNish and Roger McGough; and was a finalist in the search for Nottingham’s first Young Poet Laureate. Cleo currently works in editorial at Trigger, the mental health and wellbeing publisher.

Henry Normal

Henry is a writer, poet and TV and Film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In  2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television. Henry has 9 poetry collections in print and has a regular show on BBC Radio 4.

Idiosyncratic and effortlessly funny – Radio Times

Bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit – Guardian

He was recently given a honorary doctorate of letters by Nottingham Trent University, another by University of Nottingham, and has had a beer and a bus named after him in Nottingham!

 

Inspire logo Metronome Nottingham       Nottinghamshire County Council logo Metronome Nottingham              

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