Winter Warmers – Steve Pottinger poet for The Midlands

Winter Warmers – Steve Pottinger poet for The Midlands

Steve Pottinger is our poet for The Midlands. He is a poet, author, and workshop facilitator, and a founding member of Wolverhampton arts collective Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists. “I love the variety of pubs. The fact there’s a pub for a quiet afternoon...
Nick Makoha on The Dominic King Show BBC Radio Kent

Nick Makoha on The Dominic King Show BBC Radio Kent

If you missed Nick Makoha our South East Winter Warmers poet on The Dominic King Show we recommend listening. Nick spoke in depth about his early childhood in Uganda, growing up bilingual and poetry becoming his ‘language’. ” If you are human then...
Winter Warmers South East poet – Nick Makoha

Winter Warmers South East poet – Nick Makoha

Nick Makoha is the Winter Warmers poet for the South East with Botanist.  The Founder of Obsidian Nick is a Ugandan poet and playwright and based in London.  He told us what pubs mean to him: “There are certain places that are fabrics of society, your pub, your...
Winter Warmers East Anglia Poet – Charley Genever

Winter Warmers East Anglia Poet – Charley Genever

This weeks #winterwarmerwednesday is by poet Charley Genever for the East Anglia region.   Charley, previously Peterboroigh Poet Laureate loves pubs, they are where she cut her teeth as a performer at open mic nights.  She wrote “Down the Local”  as...