“We don’t have to wait for carnival” to do something amazing says Bristol’s first city poet laureate

This summer Marvin Rees the Mayor of Bristol appointed Miles Chambers as a Poet Laureate, the first in the city’s history. The performance poet and social commentator wrote a poem ‘Bristol, Bristol’ for the Mayor’s swearing in ceremony saying: “we don’t have to wait for carnival every year”- let’s do something amazing together and express the spirit of the city in the here and now.

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Image: Fiesta Bombarda Bristol Halloween Carnival

 

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