Sowerby Bridge -

Entry: donation to the hat

Contact: freda247davis@gmail.com

We are inviting guests every month through the winter.

Everyone is welcome to contribute their stanzas in the Open Mic. We all get an enthusiastic encouraging welcome from the audience so why not give it a go?
Very friendly atmosphere. Good quality beers and wines; over 14 as event is in the pub

4th January 2016

Puzzle Hall Poets Live proud to present Kim Moore

Kim Moore lives and works in Cumbria. Her first full length collection “The Art of Falling” was published by Seren in April 2015.She was shortlisted for the Forward Prize in the same year. She won a New Writing North Award in 2014, an Eric Gregory Award in 2011 and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2012.
In 2014 she was Poet in Residence for Ilkley Literature Festival, and Digital Poet in Residence for The Poetry School.
Her first pamphlet ‘ If We Could Speak Like Wolves’ was a winner in The Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition, judged by Carol Ann Duffy. It was chosen as an Independent Book of the Year in 2012 and shortlisted for the Michael Marks Pamphlet and the Lakeland Book of the Year Awards.
'Her poems have been published in many magazines including Poetry Review, The TLS and The Rialto. She is Reviews Editor for The Compass magazine and runs workshops and residential courses for a variety of organisations including The Wordsworth Trust.'
Let’s not forget she’s also a brass teacher, plays trumpet in the utterly wonderful Soul Survivors, and in her spare time runs, writes a brilliant weekly blog, and occasionally posts photos of herself watching men transform her garden into something lovely. And she gets fan mail from Melvyn Bragg What a way to kick off this New Year. We couldn’t be happier. Don’t miss it. Just don’t.
Puzzle Hall Poets Live: proud to welcome Kim Moore to the Puzzle Hall Inn. We are around from 7.30. Guest at 8.00pm. Open mic. from 9.00pm Everyone welcome.

Time: 7.30pm

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Puzzle Hall Inn

Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2QG, GB

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Reviews for Puzzle Poets Live

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Gig Administrator

Wed 27th Jan 2016 18:54

Just a note to say we've had confirmation from the organisers that this event (1st February 2016 and onwards) will be taking place at The Blind Pig - a move of just half a mile from the recently closed Puzzle Hall Inn.

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 1 Feb 2016 (event)

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Gig Administrator

Fri 2nd May 2014 00:09

Please note - this event (5th May) has been postponed - now re-listed for Monday 19th May at the request of the host.
Further info in the description.

Thanks

Gig Admin

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 5 May 2014 (event)

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Greg Freeman

Tue 6th Aug 2013 21:07

The Puzzle Hall Inn, in God's own country of Pennine West Yorkshire, is full of character, and full of characters in the adjoining bar. But Sowerby Bridge's Puzzle Poets, aided by the mic, gave as good as they got on Monday night in terms of noise - and delivered high-quality poetry, too. Guest poet Ralph Dartford read from his new collection Cigarettes, Beer and Love, and gave us two football poems as well, and spoke of his pride at being named poet-in-residence of Ossett Town FC. John Foggin maintained the Ossett connection and contributed some masterly poems from his sequence of childhood recollections; David Lindsay delivered a fevered account of some right carryings on at Luddenden Foot; other contributors included Spoken Weird's Genevieve Walsh. Write Out Loud's Julian Jordon and Greg Freeman added their twopennworth, and with Freda Davis presiding serenely over proceedings, it was no puzzle why this was a very satisfying poetry night.

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 5 Aug 2013 (event)

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Freda Davis

Mon 28th May 2012 15:28

Hello, I didn't notice the comment section had been added to our gig. That's good. Look forward to a few more WOL visitors. This month's guest sounds worth a trip.

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 4 Jun 2012 (event)

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winston plowes

Fri 4th May 2012 01:14

Hi Alexandros, Michael does sometimes read at The Puzzle (And has been a past guest) but I am not in regular contact with him. As I suspect you know, his work and the delivery of it are spellbinding. Win

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 7 May 2012 (event)

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Thu 3rd May 2012 20:27

Does anybody know when Michael greavy will next be reading at an Event ?

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 7 May 2012 (event)

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winston plowes

Tue 6th Mar 2012 22:58

Hi Julie / Jim / Catherine / Rob. You are always very welcome in Calderdale, A real breath of fresh air from Hull. Nice to chat, hopefully we will meet up again. Winston

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 5 Mar 2012 (event)

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Tue 6th Mar 2012 22:21

had a lovely evening four of us Jim Higo, Catherine scott, Rob Swan and Julie Corbett (Some of the Hull Carshare Poets). Warm and welcoming people, good beer and a pleasure to hear helen Mort and all the other poets.

thanks to Gaia and Sean

julie

Review is about Puzzle Poets Live at the Blind Pig on 5 Mar 2012 (event)

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