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Where you've never been..

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"Where you've never been" is a collection of new writing in aid of the Christie's appeal.
The book features new work by Dike Omeje, Robert Graham and may others. 100% of all profits from the sale go to the  cancer charity - so buy it now - who knows it could help you one day.

For more information http://www.neverbeen.co.uk/

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Sarah MacLennan Is a Hamster Shock!

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Today Freddie Starr claimed that Sarah MacLennan (pictured) is a hamster but that he had never touch her let alone got out the tomatoe ketchup (what a strange word that is) and put her in a burger bap!......continued on page 93....

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Back to the Machine Gun

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On Thursday Mar 29th 2007 at 8pm in Liverpool at The Bumper, Hardman Street it's the launch of a new issue of the wilfully pretentious kali-yuga poetry journal, with music, poetry & experimental film. Featuring Lando 88 and Chiba Sprawl.
For more details see the gig guide on this site

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Back to the Machine Gun

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On Thursday Mar 29th 2007 at 8pm in Liverpool at The Bumper, Hardman Street it's the launch of a new issue of the wilfully pretentious kali-yuga poetry journal, with music, poetry & experimental film. Featuring Lando 88 and Chiba Sprawl.
For more details see the gig guide on this site

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Mick Hanly In Waddington

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One of Ireland’s best singer/songwriters, Mick Hanly, appears this Friday, 30th March, at 8pm at Waddington Village Club, near Clitheroe, BB7 3HW.

“His songs are real. They mean something. He is one of the bet singer/songwriters around a the moment.” P.J Curtis.

Supported by Laurie and Carol Harrison.

The event is being recorded and will feature on The Drift with Phil Brown on BBC Radio Lancashire.

Full details of this event can be found in the gig guide on this site

www.mick...

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Pipeline Magazine Issue 3

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The latest issue of Pipeline Magazine is launched with special guests Chloe Poems & Michael Wilson plus appearances from contributors to this issue of the magazine on Thursday Apr 26th 2007 at 7.30pm at Cafe Muse.

Open Mic Performers Wanted - slots available, spaces limited, call Hannah Kate on 07968188727 to put your name on the list.

Full details of this event are in the gig guide of this site

Pipeline is the Magazine of the "Monday Night Group" who are based in Manchester

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Conferencia de Poesia en Espanol es un Exito.

conferencia de poesia Espanola en Londres, es aclamada internacionalmente !

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Website launched

MJ Poems is launched!
The new greenwich website!!


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Latest On-Line Issue Of Lune Ezine Available Now!

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Issue 12 of the ezine "Lune" is now up on the web and can be downloaded for free.
Click on www.lunefiction.com

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Liverpool WIMFEST Auctioning Gibson Les Paul Guitar

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Liverpool WIMFEST are auctioning a Gibson Les Paul guitar, signed by The Indigo Girls

Gibson Guitars USA have sponsored WIMFEST by donating a fabulous Gibson Les Paul Goddess guitar circa $2000 to raise funds for future WIMFEST events. The Indigo Girls have supported them by signing the guitar at their recent Manchester concert, and it will be auctioned on Ebay in the first week of April

The Liverpool Women’s International Music Festival will celebrate diversity, tolerance,...

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Have You Seen The Arvon Brochure Yet?

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Have you seen the Arvon brochure yet? They have a PERFORMANCE POETRY course at Totleigh Barton from 21-26 May with CHARLIE DARK and JOELLE TAYLOR tutoring and JOHN HEGLEY coming on the Wednesday night for dinner, giving a reading and staying for the rest of the evening.

The short residential course costs £475 BUT THERE ARE GRANTS AVAILABLE.

To get a brochure, leaflet or application form contact
Julia Wheadon the Administrator at Totleigh Barton.
email t-barton@arvonfoundation.org

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1st Annual Ted Walters Short Story and Poetry competition

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The University of Liverpool Creative Writing Society for Lifelong Learning, is to commemorate the 1st Annual Ted Walters Short Story and Poetry competition 2007.
1st prize Short Story Category: Competition Winner £200, Runner up will receive £50
1st Prize Poetry Category: Competition Winner £200, Runner up will receive £50.

Competition entry form and Rules.
Deadline for all categories 31st May 2007.
(Any entries after the above date will be deemed invalid.)

The University of Liverpool Crea...

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Dialect Poetry alive and well.

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Edwin Waugh Dialect Society meets 14th March at Jarvis St. School, Rochdale. Meetings are for all poets writing in Lancashire Dialect. It should be a reet good do! They ‘ave some gradely competitions an’ all.
More info from Denis on 0161 652 9142 or Ron Williams on 01457 874997 or www.Edwinwaughdialectsociety.com.

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Elvis McGonagall At The Everyman In Liverpool

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Dead Good Poets Society's Guest for March is the fantastic Elvis McGonagall (as heard on Radio 4), supported by our own Tony Walsh and Liverpool's Curtis Watt. Compere for the evening is Clare Kirwan.

Yes Elvis will be in the Everyman Theatre at 8pm on the 21st March - full details in the gig guide.

You can also find out more about Elvis by looking at his profile on the Poet's showcase on this site.
www.writeoutloud.net/poets/elvismcgonagall

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Canal Street, Manchester - The Inside Story

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Have a look at the new web site that tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the Canal Street area of Manchester. Whether gay or straight or whatever...this is the site for you with information about dining, drinking, entertainment! Check it out
www.canal-st.co.uk

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Win a £100 in Poetry Competition

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The Cambridge Writers' 5th Open Poetry Competition is now under way with a first prize of £100 and entry fee £2. The judge is Anne Berkeley and the closing date 30 June. ~For complete details and rules visit www.cambridgewriters.net

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SONGWRITING - IN ALL ITS ASPECTS

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RESIDENTIAL SONGWRITING COURSE
AT Ty NEWYDD, LLANYSTUMDWY, Wales
March 12th - 17th, 2007

SONGWRITING - IN ALL ITS ASPECTS
Tutored by Willy Russell & Tim Firth

A unique opportunity to spend 5 days at Ty Newydd developing songs and songwriting skills alongside two of Britain’s most outstanding writer/musicians. There will be group sessions, lots of individual attention and time and space to work on your own. The course will contain a strong element of performance and each participant will be e...

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Seeking your spring / summer culturally diverse arts events!

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DXN Magazine profiles culturally diverse arts activity in Manchester and is distributed and mailed to 10,000 people across the city. It includes investigative features, insightful interviews, event bulletins and previews, poetry, images, creative commissions and much, much more.

If you have relevant activities programmed between mid May – September, we want you to tell us about them now! We are currently confirming our content for DXN Issue 6 which is due out early May and we are also looking...

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Calling all Manchester city reading groups!

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Please note this is limited to reading groups based in the Manchester City Council area only.

Manchester Libraries, Time to Read and DXN (Diversity Exchange Network) are launching Manchester Reads ALoud, a reading project which will run across the city focussing on The Decibel Penguin Anthology Volume 1: New Voices from a Diverse Culture. A series of writer visits to Manchester groups, readings in unusual places, and other special events are in the process of being planned.

As part of this proj...

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