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In pictures: Nottingham Poetry Festival at Metronome

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Nottingham Poetry Festival live at Metronome

This week, we are delighted to be part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. You can find photos from the events we’ve held so far…

Friday 26 April

Headline act, Ian McMillan, raised the roofed with stories on uncles that play chess with mounds of sugar, family secrets and much more. Creative director, Georgina Wilding, hosted the evening’s entertainment, and Ian was supported by the impeccable Jim Otenio-Hall and local powerhouse, Anne Holloway.

Experience the evening through these pictures:

Photo credit: Fabrice Gagos

Sunday 28 April

Metronome welcomed renowned poet Caroline Bird, where she didn’t fail to astound, she brought the audience to tears – of laughter, for the most part. Bird’s support came from Nottingham Poetry Festival Creative Director, Georgina Wilding, delivering a new collection on her experiences growing up in Arnold. Ioney Smallhorne also supported, providing audiences with some fantastic work produced for her MA in Creative Writing & Education.

We have more Nottingham Poetry Festival events this week including The Guardian First Book winner, Andrew McMillan, a poetry critic masterclass from Sandeep Parmar, and Linton Kwesi Johnson’s political, vital and necessary musings.

Find out more.