Clare Ferguson-Walker

"Clare is an award winning performance poet, comedienne sculptor and singer who's first spoken word show "California Scheming"  toured the UK to rave reviews. 
"A glorious trip around the West Coast along with a trip around this incredible woman's mind, hilarious and deeply touching"  5 stars. Metro. 
She's supported John Cooper Clarke and Phil Jupitus in her guise as poet who describe her as "Funny as Fuck" and "Absurdly Talented" and has headlined at literature events all over the country.
"Clare Ferguson-Walker has bite and tenderness, she can be as raw as a wound and then as funny as any stand-up." Radio 4's Matt Harvey
As a singer, Clare is currently working with legendary producer Craig Leon on their debut collaboration set to be released in the new year.
Clare's sculptures have gained her international recognition, with shows in Japan, LA and San Francisco, her work appears in public and private collections all over the world and she was recently named in the Times as one of the U.K's leading female sculptors."


Dr. John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.

Henry Normal

Henry is a writer, poet, TV & Film producer, founder of the Manchester Poetry Festival (now the Literature festival) and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival.

Brian Bilston

Brian Bilston has been described as the Banksy of poetry and Twitter’s unofficial Poet Laureate; with over 200,000 followers on social media, Brian has become truly beloved by the online community.

John Robb

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Nigel Planer

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Luke Wright

Whether he’s opening for the Libertines or reciting Georgian ballads down your local, Luke Wright is adept at taking poetry places it doesn’t normally go.

Toria Garbutt

Toria Garbutt is a spoken word artist from Knottingley - a former mining town in West Yorkshire

Mike Garry

Mike Garry was a librarian for 15 years before becoming a poet.