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Carrying on Jo’s legacy

On Sunday night a few of us gathered, despite the cold and ice on the roads, to read poems of healing and well-being. This session was planned before Jo’s death and would normally be held at her home. Members of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Mic Fever is here once more!

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Black History Month with WWB at the Library of Birmingham

Six poets and two drummers disturbed the usual quiet of the Library of Birmingham in Saturday 28th October. Under the heading ‘Independence and Sankofa’ they delivered spoken word and song to the heartbeat of the drums. Our sponsors, Writing West … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam Night

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News from our good friend Naomi Paul

I have an exciting double-bill rural tour with Cat Weatherill coming up – image attached. Truth and Truffles is a story cabaret with comedy, stories and songs. And chocolate!  The show will tour to rural venues during autumn 2017 – … Continue reading

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WWB at International Literacy Day

Sue Brown and Martin Underwood did a stirling job representing WWB at the Library of Birmingham’s International Literacy Day exhibition today. Other members popped in to lend support. There was genuine interest from visitors wanting to join our group.

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WWB Annual Outing to Ikon Gallery

Thanks Viv for suggesting going to see the exhibitions by Jean Painleve and Oliver Beer at the Ikon Gallery, Oozles St in Birmingham. Our booked, guided tour, was conducted by Josiah, a young man who was very knowledgeable about both … Continue reading

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