For National Poetry Day We Celebrate the Thriving North West Live Scene

Last weekend poetry took centre stage at Sonder Festival with a host of the North West finest poets performing at Sandbar and with the North Wests currently thriving live poetry scene it is no wonder. Manchester alone has a whole plethora of unique poetry events to delight your ears and question your mind. Word Central takes place on the first Thursday of the Month in Manchester Central Library, a...[Read More]

We interview Dan Read Chester Live Festival Coordinator

How did the festival start, what inspired you to create Chester Live? For 2 years there had been an event at Chester Racecourse called ‘Chester Rocks’. It was neither rocky or involved Chester based acts so it was of some annoyance to the live music community of the city. In 2015 the festival was not due to take place (and hasn’t taken place since) so it left a gap in the calendar. I looked at eve...[Read More]

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