Poems for Grenfell Tower in Birmingham

A Grenfell Tower poetry event put together by Lorraine Boyce of Writers Without 2018-06-08 21.56.12Borders was held on the night of June 8, 2018 at the Artefact Café, Stirchley.
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The event which featured a collection  for the Grenfell Foundation, book sale of the Grenfell poetry anthology- “Poems For Grenfell”, poetry readings from the book and other performances revolving mainly around the Grenfell Tower fire disaster of June 14, 2017Grenfell Poetry8

The event which was brilliantly compered by Steve Pottinger, had in attendance guests and performers from the West Midlands and beyond. Performers on the night included Rip Bulkeley (editor of “Poems for Grenfell” anthology), Bernadette Lynch, Jane Spiro, Anne Peck, Writers Without Borders’ duo of Femi Abidogun and Lorraine Boyce (chief host of the 20180608_204733event) among others. There were also open mic performances by Alex, Mike and Bal.

GGrenfell Poetry7uests were also treated to an exhilarating musical performance by Philip Barlow.

All in all, it was a befitting event to honour the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy exa2018-06-08 22.20.15ctly a year after the sad incident took place.

Report and pictures by Femi Abidogun.

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About David Rollason

I am a writer, creative, inventive, observant, but the results are for you the reader to decide. There are things in my head constantly that I need to get out and into a readable form and this for now is my preferred medium. I am a simple being with complex workings. I am a complex being with simple logic. I am really just..... me.
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One Response to Poems for Grenfell Tower in Birmingham

  1. Elaine Yap says:

    Well done to all WB writers who took part in the event. Miss Kitty

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