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John Lancaster’s poems of the Potteries

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Poet John Lancaster won the inaugural Arnold Bennett Prize with his fifth volume, Potters: A Division of Labour.  Potters is a humorous and poignant tribute to the workers of Alfred Meakin Pottery, where John had a job between school and university.  John now lives in Totnes, but has not forgotten his North Staffordshire roots.  He […]

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From the Big Issue to The Chapter Catcher Review 4 June 2019

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FROM THE BIG ISSUE  TO CHAPTER CATCHER On a recent visit to Hay-on-Wye (24 May) Marie-Claude and I were suddenly confronted by the impressive presence of a familiar figure. ‘I know you! But I’ve forgotten your names’. The friendly greeting came from John (Lord) Bird, with whom we had had the privilege of dining at […]

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Chapter-Catcher

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A new chapter and a bit of a revolution John Bird’s Chapter Catcher NOW LAUNCHED To get a copy, click on this link. info@chapterisepublishing.co.uk  –  www.thechaptercatcher.com  

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Conference 2019

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The annual AB Society conference will take place on 15 June 2019.   2019 Conference Booking Form ABS 2019 Conference Programme

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