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    Milk Poetry presents John Hegley


    Milk Poetry are proud to present a very special night of poetry hijinks!

    John Hegley

    John’s first public performance monies came from busking his songs, initially outside a shoeshop in Hull, in the late Seventies. He performed on the streets of London in the early Eighties, fronting the Popticians, with whom he also recorded two sessions for John Peel, and has since been a frequent performer of his words, sung and spoken, on both local and national radio.

    He has produced ten books of verse and prose pieces, two CDs and one mug, but his largest source of income is from stages on his native island. An Edinburgh Festival regular, he is noted for his exploration of such diverse topics as dog hair, potatoes, handkerchiefs and the misery of human existence.

    Josie Alford

    Josie Alford is a Bristol-based poet. She is part of the Hammer & Tongue Bristol family and part of the team that won the National Slam Final. Her poetry covers anything and everything from working in a call centre to being a fan of the Spice Girls. She once entered the Milk slam and won best dressed.

    Plus our signature Milk Poetry slam, voted for by our lovely audience! Flex your poetry muscles and be in with winning your very own Milk Bottle trophy and a set at a future Milk Poetry event! How exciting.


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