Rowan McCabe – Proper Poetry Workshop is for writers at all stages who’d like to develop their skills finding topics that strike a chord with others, while still staying true to themselves.

Poetry can sometimes be a bit boring, can’t it? How do you write poems that don’t ignore people?  Whether you’ve never written a poem in your life, or you’ve been writing it since the day you could hold a crayon, all are welcome to this free workshop.

Rowan McCabe is a poet and performer from Newcastle upon Tyne. Aware that poetry isn’t a real job, he decided to create his own profession and is now the world’s first Door-to- Door Poet. The project has been featured in the Guardian, on BBC Breakfast and was named ‘Best
of Today’ on Radio 4. His one person show about everything that has happened to him so
far comes to ARC Stockton on 11th April 2018.

“Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people”

– Adrian Mitchell

“The most interesting contribution to cultural life from anyone in poetry recently” – Sophia
Walker

“A must-see” – Tim Wells, the Morning Star

When: Tuesday 27 March, 6 – 8pm
Where:
The ARC Stockton, Dovecot St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1LL
Booking Info: Book tickets here