Write Out Loud's poetry jam at Marsden jazz festival is back - and at a new location!

Hello Marsden! Yes, it’s that time of year again and I’m delighted to advertise this year’s Write Out Loud poetry jam, which as usual, will be held as part of the jazz festival weekend in Marsden, West Yorkshire on 8 October 2023.  So, if you want to soak up the last rays of what’s hopefully an Indian summer …  get yourself over to Marsden for a rollicking day of fun. After two years’ absence due to the dreaded pandemic, last ...

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