Metronome Have Expanded Their Virtual Line Up with Three Events from Nottingham Poetry Festival featuring Henry Normal

Words: LeftLion
Friday 12 March 2021
reading time: min, words

Following the success of the virtual festival and a string of gigs at the latter end of 2020, the venue announced further big names for their Metronome Sessions… 


While they hope to resume business-as-usual in the summer, Metronome is wasting no time in serving Notts-residents with a slice of normality with their programme of live-streamed gigs, workshops and Q+A talks, the Metronome sessions. 

In addition to the live-streamed performance by Natalie Duncan and Ajay Henry coming up on Friday 19 March, the venue has confirmed three virtual Q+A’s with writer, poet and local treasure Henry Normal, in association with Nottingham Poetry Festival and New Poetry Society. 

In the first of the series, on Wednesday 17 March, Henry will be joined by stand-up poet, comedian and broadcaster Elvis McGonagall. Known for his sharp and witty words and regular appearance on BBC Radio 4, the one-hour slot will include poetry, discussions and the chance for you lot to ask any burning questions. 

On Wednesday 24 March, Henry will be joined by BAFTA nominee, international poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, and on Wednesday 31 March, he’ll be speaking to the National Poetry Library’s Lorraine Mariner

All three events are free to attend (after securing your ticket!) and will take place via Zoom, where all viewers will have the chance to submit their questions to the guest. 

With more announcements in the pipeline, and confirmed performances from The Lovely Eggs, Pom Poko and Pongo later in the year, we’ll be keeping an eye out for what comes next…

Ticket details and more information can be found on the Metronome website.


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