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Walkley Remembered Poetry

WRPW Photo 19a

On a Saturday in October we gathered at the Community Centre, for a day of writing that focused on slum clearance in Walkley and the decades leading to it.  Click on the links below to read an account of the day and the poetry that has emerged.

Julie Mellor – Marking Out Ruskin Park and Sounding Out
Andrew Myers – Donkey Woods, Bolehills, South Road, Saturn
Lynn Rishworth – Now & Then
Tony Tingle – Woodland Street Waltz
Hugh Waterhouse – The usual dare
Barbara Worsop – Was it Only Yesterday

Read about the Walkley Remembered Poetry Workshop

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6 comments on “Walkley Remembered Poetry

  1. Pingback: Walkley Remembered Poetry Workshop | Walkley History

  2. Ronald Henry Tew
    January 20, 2014

    I have a copy of my grandparents shop 29 Providence Road

    • Ronald Henry Tew
      January 20, 2014

      I have a copy of my grandparents shop 29 Providence Road

      • Bill Bevan
        January 21, 2014

        Hi Ronald, What do you have – is it a photo?

  3. Ronald Henry Tew
    January 21, 2014

    Yes, trying to send it to Hugh

    • Bill Bevan
      January 28, 2014

      Hi Ronald – can you use the contact us link on the left to get in touch with me please? I can send you my email to send the photo. Thanks.

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