Poetry Readings and Guest poets.
Readings have involved people published in and outside Neon Highway Magazine. The aim being to bring together local as well as guest writers from further afield.
Readings have taken place throughout a variety of venues around Liverpool such as Central Library in the Hornby Room, 33-45 Club, Bluecoat, The Planetarium and The Walker Art Gallery. Details listed below.
Neon Highway poetry readings
Journeys: Poetry Reading: Blackburne House:
Climate into Change: Fact: Zines. 2009
Thursday July 8th
Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll
Matt Fallaize: Featured poet
August Thursday 19th
Postmodernism and Urban Life
Bill Griffiths: Featured poet
September Friday 17th
Dreams Myth and Magic
David Greygoose: featured poet
Thursday October 14th
Secrets and Diaries
John Hall: featured poet
Jane Darcy Lewis
A Text Performance by Robert Sheppard.
An alternative guide to the art collection at Sudley House, Liverpool.
To be performed in Sudley house itself by the author.
6th and 12th November 2004
2pm and 3pm
Robert will be reading his text performance as a guided tour.
Supported by the Learning Department of National Museums: Hosted by Neon Highway.
November Friday 19th
Journeys Near and Far/Health and identity
Sam Smith: featured poet
George Wallace: featured poet
Poetry in the City
Capital of Culture.
April 10th, 2005
The Walker Art Gallery
William Brown Street
Poets from the Edge Hill Poetics Research Group will also be reading their work.
Robert Sheppard, Scott Thurston, Angela Keaton, Cliff Yates, Andrew Taylor, Alice Lenkiewicz and Matt Fallaize.
World Museum Liverpool
Saturday 29th April
2002 Neon Highway Reading Series, Collect Gallery, Liverpool
2003 Neon Highway Reading Series, 3345 Club, Liverpool
2003 Neon Highway Reading Series, Masque, Liverpool
2005 Neon Highway Reading Series, Walker Gallery,Liverpool
Philip Davenport with Tony Trehy and Ben Gwilliam:
Performances and Versions
A poetry event
at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Saturday 13th May
2.30pm - 4.30pm
Neon Highway Poetry Magazine presents CRUNCH
Readings from The Fifth Floor
Sunday 25 January 2009, 16.30–17.50
Performance and reading. Jane Marsh (Editor of Neon Highway) and The Public Service Announcer played by Alice Lenkiewicz and Nigel Harrison, read poems influenced by text and thoughts concerning The Wall Street Crash of 1929. Their poems will be a response to artists and their work throughout The Fifth Floor project concerning the credit crunch and present day Liverpool. Listen to poets and writers reading their poems and prose in response to this theme, and musician Duncan Stuart will be performing.
Performance curated by Alice Lenkiewicz. Music composed by Duncan Stuart.
Performance will take place on the fourth floor as part of International Festival.
Tate Liverpool Fourth floor galleries
Free, no bookings taken
This event is related to the The Fifth Floor: Ideas Taking Space exhibition
Journeys: Blackburne House: 2010
Manchester Independent Book Market: Lit North West: 2010
Digital Content Day: 2010
Hammersmith Ram: Seven Towers Writers: 2010
Bookclub Boutique: Through the Looking Glass: 2009: London Soho.
Tate 5th Floor project: Ideas Taking Space: CRUNCH. 2009
Costa Liverpool Poetry Cafe: 2008
Everyman Bistro: Dead Good Poets.
The Rose: Edge Hill
Bluecoat Sandon Room.
Editor Edit Neon highway
Writing and Editing industry
September 2002 – Present (8 years 5 months)
The Avant-garde poetry magazine, 'Neon Highway' is edited by Jane Marsh and Alice Lenkiewicz. Neon Highway was set up in 2002 as a non profit making little poetry/arts magazine. It has since published many talented known and unknown poets.
POETRY and ART
Neon Highway is available bi-annually, with 2 issues costing £5.50, or a single Issue available at £3.00. Order your next issue by sending a cheque made out to Alice Lenkiewicz at 37, Grinshill Close, Liverpool, L8 8LD