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Dr John Cooper Clarke In Conversation with Johnny Green – I Wanna Be Yours

Sun 03 Apr, 8:00 pm

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About the event

John Cooper Clarke is a phenomenon: Poet Laureate of Punk, Bard of Salford, fashion icon, TV and radio presenter, social and cultural commentator.

His new memoir I Wanna Be Yours explores his extraordinary life, filled with remarkable personalities: Nico, Chuck Berry, Bernard Manning, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Elvis Costello, Gregory Corso, Gil Scott Heron, Mark E. Smith, Joe Strummer and more recent fans and collaborators Alex Turner, Plan B and Guy Garvey.

Expect stories of John Cooper Clarke’s rock ‘n’ roll and performing career, along with his encyclopaedic take on popular culture over the centuries, plus a few laughs along the way.

John will be interviewed by Johnny Green, former road manager of The Clash and author of a terrific book on the band A Riot of Our Own.

Venue Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate HD1 3DH

Age guidance: 12+ (under 16s should be accompanied by an adult

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University of Huddersfield
OA4/01, Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield HD1 3DH + Google Map