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93 Bath Street City Centre, B4 6HG Birmingham, United Kingdom
Launching Birmingham Poetry Festival 2017 five years after our first event and celebrating our anniversary year.
Guest host and performer will be Jess Green, who runs the popular Leicester poetry and rap night 'Find The Right Words' and whose work includes the 'Burning Books' collection.
With it being a party of sorts we're investigating the possibility of cake. Cake is good. There may be cake. And it being a party of sorts we've got the perfect poet for that too- the other confirmed headliner is…
drum roll and dramatic OTT lighting scans please…
E L V I S, yes, you heard us, ELVIS
(appropriate for the Elvis anniversary don't you think? We're all shook up.)
Although not that Elvis, this one, a regular on BBC Radio 4 and at events and festivals from Glastonbury to Edinburgh:
ELVIS MCGONAGALL (so just as legendary)