Thanks for the sharing and the support in 2023 and big thanks to our first guest who performed for us in November, Nick Toczek.
Grand Plans excitement for 2024:
I had ideas of mainly local poets but a lot further afield have said Yes too, so these are the plans for 2024 so far:
January 14th open mic only
February 11th Abbi Senior
March 10th Emma Purshouse and Steve Pottinger
April 14th Tim Brookes
May 12th Matt Panesh
June 9th Tony Brough
July 14th Penny Blackburn
Note date change: August 4th Barry Fentiman-Hall
September 8th Lateral G
October 13th David Driver
November 10th Trystan Lewis
December 8th open mic only
I have booked some local people with new books and haven’t space to book everyone I want to. Plan to start with alternate month guests but there was a lot of interest so I expanded that.
I will share bios and photos of the guests soon.
Venue – The Sair, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5SG
6-8pm Sunday evenings. No food available. There is a Premier shop at the bottom of the hill which is open 24/7 for sandwiches, cakes, pasties, etc.
Public transport: Train to Huddersfield and then 5 minute walk to bus station and 185 bus and 3 minute walk up steep hill or 184 bus and 3 minute walk down steep hill. These buses usually run hourly at the weekend.
On guest nights there will be the hat of I can afford that (and I also have a card machine) to pay our guests . The hat will also be available on open mic only nights to pay for host costs of card, ink, blutac and bus travel to advertise the events.
Access details: Ground floor event. Parking limited. 1 step and two doors into the venue, Toilet is quite narrow.
Please also support the pub by buying a drink and/or snacks. Soft drinks are available.