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Caleb Parkin, Party Poem

City Poet Caleb Parkin's first commission, 'Party Poem'

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City Poet Handover

City Poet handover

Mayor Marvin Rees led a special event marking the end of Vanessa Kisuule's term and welcoming new City Poet Caleb Parkin to the role.

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20180525 – FOI Vanessa Kisuule  Poet Marvin by @JonCraig_Photos

Tommy 2020

Vanessa Kisuule's final commission as Bristol City Poet is part of the Poetic City programme.

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Image showing City Poet Caleb Parkin

New City Poet is announced

Caleb Parkin is a poet, performer, facilitator and filmmaker, passionate for inclusive environmentalism; wellbeing; arts, culture and heritage; and LGBTQ+ pride

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Vanessa Kisuule

Vanessa Kisuule, Hollow

City Poet Vanessa Kisuule responds to the toppling of the statue of Edward Colston.

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City of Hope

Film of Vanessa Kisuule's poem written during Covid 19 about hope for the city.

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20180525 – FOI Vanessa Kisuule  Poet Marvin by @JonCraig_Photos

Global Parliament of Mayors Poem

Poem commissioned for the 2018 Global Parliament of Mayors from the Bristol City Poet

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