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WOLVERHAMPTON LITERATURE FESTIVAL

FRIDAY 1ST - SUNDAY 3RD FEB 2019

KATE INNES & WHALEBONE:

FLOCKS OF WORDS

Friday 1st February - 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Bantock House Tractor Shed, Finchfield Road

Tickets £8.50

ON SALE FROM MONDAY 10TH DEC

 

Award-winning acoustic trio Whalebone and award-winning writer Kate Innes are touring the region with their fascinating new collaboration.

 

Flocks of Words is an immersive, hypnotic blend of music and poetry exploring landscape and the human soul. Through interplay of beautifully pitched, evocative poems, and haunting, interwoven harmonies, the audience is drawn into an uplifting soundscape of creative power.  

 

Featuring entirely original material and expert musicianship, these concerts are spirited explorations of the natural and mythic landscape all around us. Grounded in the Shropshire Hills where the artists live and work, the experience soon becomes the audience's own and the themes universal.

 

“Elemental force . . . expressively beautiful …” Folkwords

 

“This is landscape poetry at its best.”  Pauline Prior-Pitt

 

Shortlisted for Music Performance of the Year – Whalebone – National Rural Touring Awards 2018

 

Shortlisted for the International Rubery Book Award – Kate Innes – Flocks of Words Poetry

 

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