Henry Normal's New Poetry Society Epic Tour

  • April & May 2020 | Duration: 60 min | Tickets: Free (Booking Advised)

Get ready for something extra special this spring, as your friendly neighbourhood poet, writer and award-winning TV and film producer Henry Normal brings his funny and accessible poetry to every Inspire Library -including the Archives, in Notts.

Co-writer of The Royle Family and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Nottingham’s own Henry Normal is coming to your local library to present a one-hour show packed with fun, poetry, jokes, stories and more! Each day will also feature an open invitation to read a poem written by you in front of the audience, and many venues will feature special guest performances by different Nottinghamshire poets.

Do you write poetry? Join the line-up and read your best poem during the performance. All abilities welcomed!

New Poetry Society Tour by Henry Normal

The New Poetry Society Tour is part of Nottingham Poetry Festival 2020. Join the celebration at one of these free events - or come to as many as you like. You won't hear the same poem twice!

Henry Normal's New Poetry Society Epic Tour - Coming to all 60 Inspire libraries in Nottinghamshire - April & May 2020

About Henry

Henry Normal writer of The Royle Family is performing an hour of poetry in every library of Nottingham for free.

Henry is co-writer and producer of some of the biggest hits of British TV and film of recent years. He co-wrote Mrs Merton and The Royle Family amongst others, and produced Gavin and Stacey, Alan Partridge, the Oscar-winning film Philomena, and many more.

Henry’s poetry books include his last collection Strikingly Invisible and the new collection The Escape Plan, and he has performed his poetry widely across the UK. Henry has written and performed six BBC Radio 4 shows, including A Normal Universe.

“A mixture of the absurd and downright wacky… a gentle giant of stand-up poetry."

The List

See below for the complete New Poetry Society Epic Tour schedule. For a printed version please consult the program at your local library or call Ask Inspire.

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