Thursday, 26 April, 2012, 8.30pm
Ram Jam Club
Featuring guest poet Allison McVety
Winner of The Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition 2006, Allison’s collection, The Night Trotsky Came to Stay (Smith/Doorstop), was shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Review, The Guardian, The Times and PN Review, have been broadcast on BBC radio and appear in the Forward anthologies 2007 and 2008 and in the Forward Poems of the Decade 2002-2011. Her second collection, Miming Happiness (Smith/Doorstop), was published in 2010 and her poem, To the Lighthouse, won the 2011 National Poetry Competition.
With music from singer-songwriter and accordionist Hannah Rose Tristram.
Singer, dancer and musician, Hannah Rose has been touring internationally with world music choirs Village Harmony and Northern Harmony from the age of ten. She is a talented mult-instrumentalist, working and playing as an accordionist, flautist, singer and poet.
She has led regular groups including The Breath of Life Singers in West Sussex, the World Music Chorus and The Wilful Choir in London. Hannah also runs Kripalu Yoga workshops and is available for one-to-one yoga tuition.
Plus open mic and the chance to submit poems and lyrics to the forthcoming R&M anthology
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