Paul Cookson: The Man Who Launched a Thousand Poems

  • DATE

    3 October 2023

  • TIME

    7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

  • AGES




Join Paul Cookson for a fabulous evening of poetry and music, with fantastic support from Les Glover and Darren Poyzer.

Tues 3rd October, 7.30pm at The Carlton Club, 113 Carlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8BE.
Pay what you can on the night.

“A fresh collection of Cookson’s verse. If it’s laughter you’re after you could do worse.” Dr John Cooper Clarke

“Manages to season cogent observations with a dash of humour that makes you want to dip in again and again.” Valerie Bloom MBE

Paul Cookson is a National Reading Hero award-winner, Poet in Residence for The National Football Museum and Everton in the Community, Writer in Residence for Sing Together, and a frequent guest on BBC and Talk Radio. Rock legends Slade have proclaimed him their very own Poet Laureate, and with the band’s Don Powell and Les Glover he is now a songwriter and performer with the Occasional Flames. Paul has more than sixty publications to his name with well over a million book sales and, with a quarter of a million copies sold alone, his anthology The Works has become a teacher’s ‘poetry Bible’.