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A new series of poetry readings! The People's Poetry Anderson, France, Fuller, Little, Phethean, Ryland

20th Apr 2023

Event info

Start Time: 7.00pm

Tickets: £6.00


Announcing a new series of poetry readings here at the People's in our Studio Theatre.

The first two readings will lead up to the Newcastle Poetry Festival 11th -13th May at Northern Stage and will showcase the creative role of poetry groups for writers, in line with the festival’s overall theme of Community. 


Linda Anderson, Linda France, Cynthia Fuller, Pippa Little, Ellen Phethean, Anne Ryland.

Linda Anderson’s first collection, The Station Before, was published by Pavilion in 2020. 

Linda France won the Laurel Prize for her collection The Knucklebone Floor (Smokestack 2022), and has since published Startling (Faber, 2022) and won the Michael Marks  Environmental Poet of the Year award for her pamphlet Letters to Katłià.  

Cynthia Fuller’s seventh collection, Safety Nets, was published by Red Squirrel Press in 2021.

Pippa Little’s third collection, Time Begins to Hurt, was published by Arc in 2022. 

Ellen Phethean as well as being a poet, writes prose for young people: Ren and the Blue Hands was published by Red Squirrel Press. A new poetry collection, Shedding the Niceties, also from Red Squirrel Press, is published this month.

Anne Ryland’s third collection, Unruled Journal, was published by Valley Press in 2021. 



All tickets are £6.00 and are non-refundable.

Seating is UNALLOCATED. (The numbers on the tickets are for our reference.)

Our Studio Theatre is on ground floor level and is wheelchair accessible.

We can accommodate up to two wheelchairs in the Studio Theatre per performance. If you require a wheelchair space, please give the Box Office a ring and we can book you in. For access information, click HERE


In booking, you agree to all of our booking terms.

If you have any access requirements or experience any problems booking online, please give the Box Office a ring and we will be happy to assist you. 

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