1st Wenlock Poetry Festival
Saturday 20th March 2010 9:46 am (first posted 10th February 2010)
The first Wenlock Poetry Festival boasts a line up that includes: Carol Ann Duffy(founding patron), Roger McGough, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Daljit Nagra and many others.
9th April to 11th April 2010
The 2010 TS Eliot prize winner, Phillip Gross, will also be reading.
There will be a Poetry Slam hosted by Spoz; writing workshops from Peter Diamond; Roz Goddard; Gill McEvoy and Gladys Mary Coles, also Barry Tench will lead a workshop for under 25's.
There will be street entertainment from the Wirral Poets, led by John Gorman and the Poet in Residence is Adrian Johnson, this year's Birmngham Poet Laureate.
Lots of other events will be taking place - including Knitting a Poem, a showing of The World's Wife by Edinburgh Fringe's Linda Marlowe and much much more!
For full details: www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org