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MIKE GARRY with The Cassia String Quartet
Mike Garry & Joe Duddell
St Anthony: An Ode to Anthony H Wilson
Mike & Philip Glass
Described by iconic designer Peter Saville as “a genius”, Mike’s work focuses on the city and its people, championing the underdog and finding beauty amongst the ugliness and triumph amongst tragedy. He has performed his poetry since 1995 and has worked in the USA, Hong Kong, and throughout Europe and has been on continuous tours with John Cooper Clark since 2011.
He also performs in Prisons, Mental Health Units, and Children’s Homes and is passionate about bringing live poetry to places it wouldn’t normally reach. He was a Poet in Residence at Kendal Calling, Strangeways Prison and regularly performs at festivals like Latitude, Isle of White and Festival Number 6. His poems have been published in numerous newspapers, and magazines and read on TV and radio.