Fig. 1: The Horse and Jockey PH, Church Lane, Selston, Notts. Venue for Pits, Props and Prose. Photo Credit: MuBu Miner.

Pits, Props and Prose: Celebrating our coal mining heritage.

 

About the Event:

A late afternoon and early evening of poetry, prose and socialising with an open mic and tea celebrating our local coal mining heritage and culture. Local poets, Kath Bartholomew and Ferzana Shan deliver verses old and new. The event is part of the 2022 Nottingham Poetry Festival.

Included will be readings from the recently published ‘Coal in the Blood: An East Midlands Coal Mining Anthology’ (2021), co-edited by Natalie Braber and David Amos and published by Trent Editions. Copies of the book can be purchased at the event (£10). Afternoon teas at £6 per head can be pre booked (details below).

 

Date and Time: Sunday, 8th May 2022 (4.30pm – 8pm). Break for tea from 6pm to 7pm.

 

Venue: The Horse and Jockey PH, Church Lane, Selston, Nottinghamshire. NG16 6FB.

 

Cost: Free entry with open mic slots available. All welcome.

 

Refreshments: Afternoon teas at £6 per head can be pre booked by contacting Alison at the Horse and Jockey on 07956 290559.

 

Further details: https://nottinghampoetryfestival.com/events_2022/pit-poetry/

 

Coal in the Blood, Book

Fig. 2: Regulars in times past at the Horse and Jockey PH, Selston, enjoying the local coal mining heritage and culture.  Photo Credit: MuBu Miner 

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