Poetry Blog by Barry Woods

Poetry Film 'The Quality of Mersey'

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The film version of the poetry anthology 'The Quality of Mersey' had its premiere with Wirral Festival of Firsts earlier this month. The film showcases eight poems, beginning at the source and then ending at the river's mouth.

The film is available to watch here:

https://vimeo.com/465059978

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World in Lockdown People's Poem on Facebook

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The World in Lockdown People's Poem is now online and free to read at:

https://www.facebook.com/worldinlockdownpoem/

Please give it a read!

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The World in Lockdown People's Poem to be curated by Barry Woods and Michelle Wright

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Wirral poets Barry Woods and Michelle Wright are curating a people's poem during the UK lockdown period. The poem is, at present, ten pages long and will be launched online on May 11th. 

Facebook@worldinlockdownpoem

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Mersey Poets Perform Under Gaia

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Some 'Quality of Mersey' poets after performing their odes to our beautiful Earth/Gaia installation by Luke Jerram at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral last Monday. This event was part of the Mersey River Festival 2019.

 

Photo from left to right: Ruthie Adamson, Jenny Hesketh, Barry Woods, Lucy Pickavance, Michelle Wright and Ali Harwood.

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The Quality of Mersey Poets reading at Waterstones Liverpool One

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The Quality of Mersey Poets read their Odes to our great River at Waterstones Liverpool One on Thursday 25th April. A big thanks to everyone involved. 

Next gig; Wirral Festival of Firsts at West Kirby Arts Centre on 12th May 5.30pm.

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The Quality of Mersey Anthology

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A collection of voices following the River Mersey from source to mouth.

Check out The Quality of Mersey on Facebook.

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