Henry Normal's New Poetry Society

Catch up with the past episodes of NPS! See the recordings here. 

Henry Normal's New Poetry Society online episodes. Every Wednesday at noon.

Henry is back with more poetry and fun! 

Make a date at the very centre of your week for lively conversation and wonderful poetry with Henry Normal’s New Poetry Society - online every Wednesday at 12 noon, for 10 glorious weeks starting in May.

Join Henry live on Zoom as he invites a different guest poet each week for a relaxing hour of midday chat and poetry, plus the chance to ask your own questions in the live session.

Two poets, one hour - at the heart of your week.

Every Wednesday from 5 May to 7 July, 12 noon. Book your free tickets below.

Brought to you by Inspire: Culture | Learning | Libraries in association with Nottingham Poetry Festival

Photos of the guest poets: Bridie Squires, Manjit Sahota, Panya Banjoko, Andrew Graves, Anne Holloway, Cathy Grindrod, Cleo Asabre-Holt, Leanne Moden, Georgina Wilding and Pete Ramskill.

Click on the dates below to book each episode:

Photo of Henry Normal

About Henry Normal

“Not heard anything that jumps from hilarious to moving in such an intelligent, subtle way.” 

Radio Times

Henry is a Nottingham born writer, poet, TV and film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television. He co-wrote Mrs Merton and The Royle Family amongst others, and produced Gavin and Stacey, Alan Partridge, the Oscar-winning film Philomena, and more.

Henry’s poetry books include Strikingly Invisible and The Escape Plan. His new collection The Distance Between Clouds is out on 1 May (Flapjack Press). Henry has written and performed BBC Radio 4 shows, including A Normal Universe.