Poets Gather For Interfaith Events

The Batley Poets have held two events this year to mark Interfaith Week 2019.

The two-hour events, in Batley and Huddersfield, were held to bring together a diverse group of individuals and poets to share in the universality of poetry that binds them all. 

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Bench Poets Natter to Successful First Season

The Bench Poets have had a successful first season promoting ‘Happy to Natter’ benches across Kirklees.

Benches are used every day by thousands of people to have lunch, read, or just pass the time. Often, people sit in silence or by themselves, but a bench is more than just a place to sit. It is a powerful tool to bring people together, even if it is just for a moment. This is the principle behind the ‘Happy to Natter’ benches initiative from Kirklees Community Plus.

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