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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

The Southwell Library Poetry Festival is a regular event in the library calendar to celebrate poetry in all its forms. It took place on 3-5 July 2015.
Highlights included:

  • An eclectic evening of captivating verse with John Hegley
  • Fascinating workshops on subjects as diverse as Nottinghamshire Poetry, The Poetry of Independence, Twentieth Century Poets, Village Verse  and more! 
  • Seuss on the Loose children’s activity 
  • Festival Poet in Residence, Bert Flitcroft 
  • A screening of Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing 
  • Live music from poetry band LiTTLe MACHiNe
  • Dessert Island Poems with Sheelagh Gallagher
  • Performance of TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
Download the 2015 programme

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