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In the summer of 2017, determined to bring top-notch poetry to our part of the Black Country, we put on the first ever Yes We Cant – ‘cant’ as in ‘natter’,…

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Last Saturday we ran our first ever online poetry slam, for Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination. Last year (those innocent pre-Covid days, remember them?) we held it in a surprisingly…

Lights, camera, action!

Whatever else you had planned for Sunday 6th September, lay it to one side. Clear your diary. Switch off your mobile phone. Hang a Do Not Disturb sign on the…

And the winner is….

Like a lot of other performers, we spent the early part of the year looking at our diaries, planning gigs, and contacting fringe events. Right now, under normal circumstances, we’d…

Staying up

No, Villa fans, this isn’t a reference to your team’s end-of-season escape from the drop. We’re talking poetry. Black Country poetry. And lots of it. Over the past two months,…