fbpx
~Gavin Roberts: Let’s Drink Together Again~

Gavin Roberts

Gav has been hiding for years under a flat cap in Rotherham. Once described as being impossible to dislike (a long since forgotten review from someone in Manchester) he has gone on to provide support for the likes of Lemn Sissay, Benjamin Zephaniah, Holly Mcnish, Buddy Wakefield and more. Often found armed with a notebook and pint in the dark corners of local pubs, he is passionate about words and the ways in which we use them to free both ourselves and others.

Click here to read a Q and A with Gavin.

Downloads and links:

Let’s drink together again 

By Gavin Roberts

 

I love boozers, I want beer

My adopted living room is right here

This my second home where I sup

Fill my chalice, fill my cup

 

Fill my glass which once lay empty

We shall drink post-pandemic pints aplenty

These pubs of ours they rise again

It’s not a matter of if, but when

 

So crank up the jukebox, book the band

Let’s celebrate across the land

That these our pubs the beating heart

Of folk and music, poems and art

are here to stay this is just the start

 

So drink with me raise a glass or two

This culture is ours it’s nothing new

It’s who we are, it’s what we do

‘Has tha tried a pint o that new brew?’

 

We love our pubs, we love these places

Filled with frothing ale and smiling faces

So get a round in, make a friend

And let’s drink together again.

Alexandra Ewing: The Public House Rumbles

Alexandra Ewing: The Public House Rumbles

Alexandra Ewing Alexandra is an actor, movement director and artist based in Bury St. Edmunds. She was born into pubs, in which she lived for all her childhood and the experience still frames her life, influenced by the generosity of spirit shown by her publican...

Charley Genever: Down the Local

Charley Genever: Down the Local

Charley Genever Charley Genever is a poet, writer, and creative producer. Living and working from Peterborough, she is a former Peterborough Poet Laureate, vice chair of Syntax Poetry Festival, and manager of the Laureate programmes. She has worked with the likes of...

Madelaine Kinsella: PUBLIC

Madelaine Kinsella: PUBLIC

Madelaine Kinsella Madelaine Kinsella is a poet from Liverpool. Her debut poetry pamphlet, SCOUSE BROWS, will be published in 2021 by Wrecking Ball Press. Her work is concerned with Scouse identity, vernacular, and fashion culture. Her work has been featured in Bido...

Nick Makoha: Botanist

Nick Makoha: Botanist

Nick Makoha The Founder of Obsidian Nick Makoha is a Ugandan poet and playwright and based in London. His debut Kingdom of Gravity was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize and nominated by The Guardian as one of the best books of 2017. A Cave Canem Graduate Fellow...

Steve Pottinger: this is the best pub in the world

Steve Pottinger: this is the best pub in the world

Steve Pottinger Steve Pottinger is a poet, author, and workshop facilitator, and a founding member of Wolverhampton arts collective Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists. His work has appeared in magazines and anthologies, he’s a regular contributor to online poetry...

Malaika Kegode: The Best Ones

Malaika Kegode: The Best Ones

Malaika Kegode Malaika Kegode is a writer and performer based in Bristol. She has worked with a number of organisations including Roundhouse, Historic England, and the BBC. In 2020, Malaika’s debut theatre show Outlier - a collaboration with post-rock band Jakabol -...

×





Please Wait
Talking to the Box Office...