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| 1932 - 1959 |1960 - 1969 |1970 - 1979 | 1980 - 1989 | 1990 - 2000 |


 

1990               
Honorary D.Litt, Liverpool John Moores University
Wish You Were Here, poems published by Jonathan Cape
Box, poems for teenagers published by Mammoth/Teens
The Postman’s Palace, for children published by Methuen
Poetry readings at the Fallas Festival, Valencia, Spain

Exhibitions:
N.A.P.A., Ludlow
The Poetry Society, London (solo show)
Artists of the World, Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead

 

1991
Travels to Prague, Bratislava, Vienna
Trip to Jordan resulting in a major series of paintings
Poetry International, Rotterdam
Trip to the USA (Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, San Francisco)

Exhibitions
Christmas Draw, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
Alternative Seventeen, Merkmal Gallery, Liverpool

 

1992
Souvenir of Normandy, poem with music by Andy Roberts, premiered at the Brighton Festival
The Wakefield Mysteries published by Methuen
Story International Festival, Rotterdam
Gorée International Poetry Festival, Senegal
First visit to Nice

Exhibitions
Liverpool Seen, Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead
Wish You Were Here, Acorn Gallery, Liverpool (solo show)
Private Eye, Brockman Gallery, Chester
Orrell Arts Centre, Sefton (solo show)
Self-portraits, Bill Bingham, London

 

1993
Readings in Jersey
International Poetry Festival, Antwerp and Rotterdam
C.Marcangeli moves to New York (to 1995). Regular trips resulting in a major series of New York paintings

Exhibitions:
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 19, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
N.A.P.A., Birmingham
Works on Paper 1955-1993, Southport Arts Centre
Liverpool Link, Chelsea Arts Club, London

 

1994
Not Fade Away, poems published by Bloodaxe Books
Hay-on-Wye Festival
Edinburgh Festival
Travel to Nice, and Italy

Exhibitions:
Bridewell Artists at Lloyds, Lloyds Liverpool
The Ones They Left Behind, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
The Storey Institute, Lancaster (solo show)
Merkmal Gallery, Liverpool (solo show)

 

1995
Words on the Run, round-Britain tour with Roger McGough, Brian Patten, Andy Roberts and Willy Russell
Readings in Milan, Bologna and Rome
Readings in Dubai
International Poetry Festival, Rotterdam
Totley Barton, Arvon Foundation course with Willy Russell

Exhibitions:
John Moores University, Liverpool (with Julia Carter Preston)
N.A.P.A. Birmingham
Academy Gallery, Liverpool



1996
Words on the Run, touring Britain
Lowlands Away, libretto by Adrian Henri, music by Richard Gordon-Smith premiered by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Hay-on-Wye Festival
International Poetry Festival, Rotterdam
Poetry Reading tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland with Adrian Mitchell
Poetry Readings in Aarschot, Belgium, with Willy Russell, Roger McGough, Brian Patten and Andy Roberts
C.Marcangeli moves back to Paris. Regular trips to France.

Exhibitions:
Bridewell Artists, Storey Institute, Lancaster and Ainscough Gallery, Liverpool
Les Sixties: The Sixties in France and Great Britain 1960-1973, Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine, Paris (toured to Brighton in 1997)

 

1997
Writer/Artist in Residence: 150 Years of Public Health Celebrations, Liverpool
Curator of The Doctor Duncan Artshow, Museum of Liverpool Life
The Mersey Sound, 30th Anniversary Tour with Roger McGough and Brian Patten
Words on the Run, at Edinburgh Festival
Bath Festival with Willy Russell
Readings in Buenos Aires, British Council, Argentina
Poetry Africa Festival, Durban, South Africa

Exhibitions:
Four Artists from Liverpool, Six Chapel Row Gallery, Bath
Adrian Henri, Art from the Sixties, Whitford Fine Art, London

 

1998
The World’s Your Lobster, selected poems for children published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Robocat, new poems for children published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Galway Literature Festival
Daphne Du Maurier Literature Festival, Fowey
Reading in Cologne
A.H fitted with heart pacemaker in May
Heart Failure and hospitalisation in June

Exhibitions:
Thanksgivings and Calaveras, University of Liverpool (solo show)
Home and Away, Stockport Art Gallery (solo show)
Thomas Zander Gallery, Cologne (solo show)
N.A.P.A. Birmingham (Fabriano Prize)
Liverpool Academy of Arts (with Don McKinlay)

 

1999
Heart by-pass operation (January)
Paralysis following massive stroke (February). Gradually regains some movement and starts painting again (Hospital Flowers series of pastels)

 

2000
Awarded the Freedom of the City
Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, University of Liverpool
For the Benefit of Mr Adrian Henri… Tribute concert at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool  (including Carol Ann Duffy, George Melly, Roger McGough, Brian Patten, Jackie Kay, Willy Russell, Allan Bleasdale, Andy Roberts, The Scaffold, Neil Innes, Tom Robinson, etc.). Last public performance by Adrian Henri.
Last series of paintings (landscapes of South Africa)
Works on a series of pastels for Lowlands Away (Old School Press, Bath)

Exhibitions:
Retrospective Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (February)
Ubu in UK, The Mayor Gallery, London

Dies of heart failure, at home, in Liverpool (20 December).

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