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Poetry by Heart, Leeds – Poetry Reading 29th January

Leeds City Centre

I am reading in Leeds this month in Headingley, at the Heart Centre Cafe, LS6 3HN.

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The other poets are Julia Deakin, William Thirsk-Gaskell, Neil Clarkson and Andy Armitage.

The event takes place on the 29th January, 7.30pm. I am looking forward to the chance to try some new work and meet the other poets.

I once lived in Headlingley many moons ago and worked at a bookshop on the High St. I had just fallen in love and moved to the city without knowing a soul! My boyfriend at the time worked nights and I worked during the day. So I had plenty of time to explore Leeds and get to know the city. I have very fond memories of it, but left after a couple of years to seek my fortune in London! Leeds was a very different city then. Quite run down, rough around the edges and a cheap place to live. I bought a local magazine called ‘Leeds other Paper’ and did yoga, saw lots of films and eat lentils… What can I say!