New Poetry Society: Henry Normal with Manjit Sahota

Wednesday 12 May 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 Manjit Sahota to read poems, laugh and talk about life.

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

Manjit Sahota

Manjit Sahota is the co-founder of Poets Against Racism and a local Nottingham poet who has performed his poetry in venues across the East Midlands and around the country since 2016.

As an activist and poet Manjit has worked with a number of schools and creative arts organisations in the city, delivering workshops to encourage more poetry and spoken word. Manjit formed PAR in 2016 to rally poets, spoken word artists and rappers to use their poetry to challenge the rise in racism and spread the word of unity, humanity and Love.

‘Poetry for me is the memory of our history, struggle and resistance’ 

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 Manjit Sahota

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

Henry meets with Manjit Sahota to read poems, laugh and talk about life.

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

Manjit Sahota

Manjit Sahota is the co-founder of Poets Against Racism and a local Nottingham poet who has performed his poetry in venues across the East Midlands and around the country since 2016.

As an activist and poet Manjit has worked with a number of schools and creative arts organisations in the city, delivering workshops to encourage more poetry and spoken word. Manjit formed PAR in 2016 to rally poets, spoken word artists and rappers to use their poetry to challenge the rise in racism and spread the word of unity, humanity and Love.

‘Poetry for me is the memory of our history, struggle and resistance’ 

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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