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A new series of poetry readings! The People's Poetry Challis, Bennet, Towers

27th Apr 2023

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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. 


John Challis, Peter Bennet, Katharine Towers.

John Challis’s first collection, The Resurrectionists, was published by Bloodaxe in 2021. 

Peter Bennet’s New and Selected Poems, Nayler and Folly Wood is published by Bloodaxe this year.

Katharine Towers’ collection Oak was published by Picador 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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