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Inspire Poetry Festival
Friday, 27 September 2019
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Inspire Poetry Festival 2019

Mansfield Central, Southwell, Worksop, Beeston & West Bridgford Libraries
and The Old Library young people's arts and cultural centre in Mansfield.
Monday 23 to Saturday 28September 2019

 Come and be inspired by poetry! Enjoy live performances, readings, workshops and events with a twist and more during the Inspire Poetry Festival 2019.

 
The Inspire Poetry Festival

Over six days in September, poetry comes to Southwell, West Bridgford, Beeston, Mansfield Central and Worksop Library, and The Old Library young people's arts and cultural centre in Mansfield.

Featuring celebrated poetry stars, regional favourites and cutting-edge newcomers, and with styles ranging from the formal lyric to freestyle spoken word, this year’s festival promises a plethora of poetry delights at venues around the county.

Multiple prize-winning young poets Raymond Antrobus and Birmingham-based Nafeesa Hamid will be appearing alongside newcomers to the festival Patience Agbabi, Colette Bryceand Jacob Polley.

Wendy Cope returns for Afternoon Tea, George Szirtes headlines Word!John Harveycelebrates his 80th birthday and Notts-based Andrew Graves is back by popular demand.

 

Alongside readings and performances, there are workshops to develop your poetry writing skills with Deborah Tyler-Bennett, a masterclass with Colette Bryce, and special sessions to enhance your poetry reading enjoyment with Jenny Swann.

There’s also a special exhibition of heartfelt poems and beautiful photographs, a film about Keats, opportunities for open mic performers, community events at Southwell Library and a free Poetry Takeover Day for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you’re already a poetry reader, writer, student or teacher, or a complete newcomer, join Inspire at your local libraries this September to enjoy a week of wonderful words in the welcoming surroundings of your libraries.

 

The full programme across all six library venues will be available in print and online soon. See the Inspire Libraries Facebook page for latest information.

 

 

Inspire Poetry Festival 2019

Mansfield Central, Southwell, Worksop, Beeston & West Bridgford Libraries
and The Old Library young people's arts and cultural centre in Mansfield.
Monday 23 to Saturday 28September 2019

 Come and be inspired by poetry! Enjoy live performances, readings, workshops and events with a twist and more during the Inspire Poetry Festival 2019.

 
The Inspire Poetry Festival

Over six days in September, poetry comes to Southwell, West Bridgford, Beeston, Mansfield Central and Worksop Library, and The Old Library young people's arts and cultural centre in Mansfield.

Featuring celebrated poetry stars, regional favourites and cutting-edge newcomers, and with styles ranging from the formal lyric to freestyle spoken word, this year’s festival promises a plethora of poetry delights at venues around the county.

Multiple prize-winning young poets Raymond Antrobus and Birmingham-based Nafeesa Hamid will be appearing alongside newcomers to the festival Patience Agbabi, Colette Bryceand Jacob Polley.

Wendy Cope returns for Afternoon Tea, George Szirtes headlines Word!John Harveycelebrates his 80th birthday and Notts-based Andrew Graves is back by popular demand.

 

Alongside readings and performances, there are workshops to develop your poetry writing skills with Deborah Tyler-Bennett, a masterclass with Colette Bryce, and special sessions to enhance your poetry reading enjoyment with Jenny Swann.

There’s also a special exhibition of heartfelt poems and beautiful photographs, a film about Keats, opportunities for open mic performers, community events at Southwell Library and a free Poetry Takeover Day for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you’re already a poetry reader, writer, student or teacher, or a complete newcomer, join Inspire at your local libraries this September to enjoy a week of wonderful words in the welcoming surroundings of your libraries.

 

The full programme across all six library venues will be available in print and online soon. See the Inspire Libraries Facebook page for latest information.

 

 


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