Bringing together the Beats, Birmingham and the poetry of city life, it will feature
poetry from Bohdan Piasecki and Luke Kennard, with Roy McFarlane (Birmingham
Poet Laureate 2010-11), Derek Littlewood, James Horrocks and Ben Titmus – performing both their own work and that of LeRoi Jones, Jackson Mac Low,
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and poets of Birmingham Louis MacNeice and Roy Fisher.
There will also be music from Simon King, Sid Peacock and Steve Tromans,
performing their new settings of Beat legends Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs