Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Greentree Poets

The Green Tree Poets were a musical band who played at the Green Tree pub in Brotton in the 80's. Often with East Cleveland Alternative Poet - Tim Beswick. They could also be seen sometimes at the Saltburn folk club upstairs at the Victoria. Tim Beswick was a lecturer at Redcar Tech and ran a Creative Writing course there and was also resident poet in Kevin Daws magazine Voice of the North. Tim also co organised a poetry reading in Carlin Howe mid 80's with Gordon Hoyles and many others. (I met Gordon Hoyles there and booked him for the New Poetry Scene). Tim had a poem in the second Outlet from his book -

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