Time to put down the spade, take off the boots, slip into a fine cocktail and savour the poetry of gardens, plants and nature.
Shamshad Khan recently transplanted from Levenshulme across
, but is still blooming, Shamshad
has a collection Megalomaniac,
her poems are widely anthologised and she has performed on local and national
John Calvert is an escapee from Accrington who put down roots in this part of
. He runs Hard Rain, a poetry
workshop group with guests and performances at Thairish from 6pm on the last
Monday every month. Manchester
Helen Clare arrived on the wind over a decade ago and is now established in Levenshulme, Helen started her professional life as a Biology teacher. She has released a collection Mollusc and a pamphlet Entomology.
As a finale, Levenshulme resident and acclaimed singer-songwriter Claire Mooney will sing two garden inspired songs, which she has written especially for the garden festival.
The ticket price of £10 includes a Buttery botanical cocktail.
Booking in advance recommended.