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Lyricull 2018 : celebrating the best of contemporary British songwriters

Lyricull 2018 Presented By Wrecking Ball Promotions took place 12/15 April at Hull Central Library, where audiences were treated to a stellar line-up: the sparkling Suzi Quatro, a sardonic Chris Difford; a game Glen Matlock and the terrific Kevin Armstrong: with  author/poet Russ Litten playing the role of Parky. Continue reading

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It’s festival number 10 for Heads Up

Heads Up Festival’s spring 2018 season – the 10th Heads Up Festival – will take place from March 2 – March 17 at various venues, including Kardomah94, Hull Minster and Hull Central Library. Continue reading

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An Enlightenment of Patois and Poetry from Peepal Tree

I know very little about Black British culture, I like the reggae roots and when I’ve had my share of rum, I’ve been known to fall into a king step if the mood takes me. I had curried goat on my birthday when the Affro-Carribean takeaway was at the top of my street. Of the communities, the generational changes, the effect of white western influence on culture and the stories that hint at something deeper than just religion, to all these things I am an outsider.  Continue reading

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Bid To Support Local Authors

The difference between a published author and an unpublished one is that the former didn’t give up.’ These words were said to me at the book fair showcasing local writers, the first of its kind, held at Hull Central Library.

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