Gordon Zola is a well known & loved, all-round entertainer who has been performing around the country and beyond for over 12 years. He is based in Manchester, England.
He's a Performance Poet, Comedian, Compére, Writer and freelance journalist. He also provides workshops in various aspects of writing and performing and has been particularly successful working with children and deprived young adults.
Details of Gordon's Gigs
17th August: Northern Green Gathering, Bradley Nook Farm, Derbyshire, 6pm. Wild Words (Guest) *
17th August: Northern Green Gathering, Bradley Nook Farm, Derbyshire. 8pm, BARD Company (Guest)
18th August: Peterloo Aniversary, Bolton Socialist Club, Wood Street, Bolton, 8pm, BARD Company, (Guest)
19th August: W.O.L, Bolton, Bolton Socialist Cub, Wood Street, Bolton, 8pm, Co-Compere.
29th August: Cuckoo Calling, Cuckoo Wine Bar, 395 - 397, Bury New Road, Prestwich, M25 1AW, 8pm, (Host)
*Wild Words are running workshops from the 16th - 19th, at the Gathering.
Bard Company is a group of poets that Gordon is part of.
Doors 7.30pm for an 8pm prompt start.
On a day not unlike today, in a distant galaxy, a rocket ship blasted off from a doomed planet; hurtled through the Milky Way, past Mars and lots of other well-known chocolates, before crash landing on earth.
Once in a lifetime someone destined to change the face of poetry comes along. Someone who could combine Oscar Wilde's wit and repartee with the story telling ability of Tolkien. Unfortunately he was on the rocket ship that crash-landed on earth - and didn't survive the impact...
What they say...
Gordon Zola, in true Manchester style, is evocative of a psychedelic Badly Drawn boy - Emma Unsworth, City life magazine.
Sweetrapper could be the next number one - Key 103 FM radio.
What a lovely, funny man - Babara Vine (Phoenix nights)
No Strings is a unique mix of comedy & music - Aggraman (Buzz Club)