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WORLD IN LOCKDOWN
A patchwork-style poem written by the people of Merseyside during England's first Coronavirus lockdown 2020
Curated by Barry Woods
Assisted by Michelle Wright
(c) Copyright contributors 2020 (listed at the end)
World in Lockdown
We're earning o...
Monday 24th May 2021 11:44 pm
The World in Lockdown People's Poem is now part of the RLB 360 Capsule of Culture, which remembers the year 2020 and its defining moments.
The project was chosen by a judging panel of local and Liverpool-born celebrities.
Thanks to everybody who shared their words last year.
The time capsule will be stored in the Royal Liver Building permanently from today.
A big thanks to my co-creato...
Monday 24th May 2021 12:38 am
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:
Saturday 17th October 2020 3:41 pm
The World in Lockdown People's Poem is now online and free to read at:
Please give it a read!
Saturday 16th May 2020 6:57 pm
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.
Friday 24th April 2020 10:39 pm
Sunday 3rd November 2019 2:59 am
The Quality of Mersey Poets with John Gorman
Saturday 5th October 2019 12:42 pm
Tuesday 4th June 2019 12:58 am
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.
Wednesday 29th May 2019 1:29 pm
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.
Friday 26th April 2019 3:14 pm