Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

Poetry along the Bridgewater Canal

If you live in Central Manchester you may well have missed some of the excellent performance and arts events as part of est.1761, designed to inspire and engage local communities with the story of the Bridgewater Canal, including Take Me to the Bridgewater last year in partnership with Blast Theory. Later this year textile artist Sally… Continue Reading →

Kissing the Shotgun Goodnight

I suppose how you react to Chris Brett Bailey’s new show Kissing the Shotgun Goodnight, at Contact Manchester, depends on your expectations as you enter the theatre.  If you loved This is How We Die (which I think most people did, review here), you’ll be expecting a text based performance with a degree of very… Continue Reading →

Date Night at the Theatre

When you meet someone new do you run your finger along their bookshelves, wondering which are their favourites, which worlds they inhabit when they are alone? Or take them to the theatre, Show them what is in your head, The worlds you want to create, The characters you want to believe in? You’ve checked the reviews,… Continue Reading →