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  •  March 1, 2017 |
    Poetry |
     

    Noel’s poem, The Birdman of Goldenhill is to be included in the newly established Staffordshire Poetry Collection. It will be presented in libraries around the county and there are plans to make recordings of all the selected poems.
    The Birman of Goldenhill They’re dumping again half way down Holywall lane at least they were last […]

  •  November 1, 2016 |
    Exhibitions, Poetry |
     

    Noel has been invited to read at the awards ceremony of this year’s Allingham Festival in Ballyshannon, Donegal. His poem ‘Micro Engraver’ was placed third in the poetry competition.
    Micro Engraver… he has even inscribed Nothing is Impossible along the edge of a razor blade … Dark curtains tightly drawn,

    His long poem, ‘L […]

  •  July 13, 2016 |
    Exhibitions |

    A selection of Noel’s photographs and poems will be exhibited at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford this summer. The poems have been especially written to accompany his images of the dramatic Donegal shoreline.
    The group show runs from 9th July to 4th September. The exhibition will be open to the public on Monday – Saturday 9.30am – […]

  •  April 22, 2016 |
    Exhibitions |

    The Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry
    (2st May – 30st June 2016)
    Noel presents selected images from two new sequences of his photographic work. They originated and evolved as an integral visual response to some of his most recent poetry.
    ‘The Bilko Rosary’ and ‘The Quiet Man – an interrogation’, will be on show at The Ve […]

  •  April 24, 2015 |
    Exhibitions |
     

    Three of the poetry plaques from the Birdsong series will be sited at the ForM Sculpture Exhibition at Bangor Castle Walled Garden this June.

  •  April 24, 2015 |
    Exhibitions |
     

    Noel has been shortlisted for the Corinium Poetry Prize. His piece, ‘The Painted Angel’ was inspired by one of the museum’s medieval stone carvings and it will be displayed within the Hare Gallery for the next month.

  •  June 20, 2014 |
    Exhibitions |

    An exhibition of art and poetry at Birdoswald Roman Fort, Cumbria.
    (July to October, 2014)
    Connor’s new photographic series Holystone,plays on the notion that light and colour can permeate stone, and will always return to breach and brighten the darker walls of history.
    The exhibition includes a number of poems and images from In […]

  •  June 20, 2014 |
    Uncategorised |
     

    Noel has been shortlisted for this year’s Buxton Festival Poetry Prize and will be reading at the awards ceremony in July.

  •  December 17, 2013 |
    Poetry |

    Paintings of the North Pennines
    by Paul Stangroom
    with poems by Noel Connor
    Just published by Whin Sill Press, Northumberland, this is a beautifully produced full colour, large format book. It is a case bound hard back, cover printed, with an additional laminated printed wrap cover.
    Noel will be reading his work at a book launch at the Ro […]

  •  June 14, 2013 |
    Exhibitions |

    Exhibition Opening Times:
    Fri 14 June: 6pm – 9pm
    Sat 15 – Sun 30 June: 10am – 5pm daily

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