Sharpen Your (S)Words - Holmgangr Comes To Winchester!

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One particular event at the 2018 Winchester Poetry Festival (October 5th-7th) is the only way to settle literary disputes - as “Only One Translator leaves alive!”

Winchester may not be Valhalla, but the Vikings are coming to the city's Poetry Festival on Saturday October 6. And they're swapping swords for words as two of the world's leading translators of Old Norse verse (one of them an expert ...

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Leontia Flynn at The Winchester Poetry Festival

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Winchester celebrates National Poetry Day and the launch of the third Winchester Poetry Festival with a specially commissioned poem by the award-winning Irish writer Leontia Flynn (pictured).  Artistic co-director Sasha Dugdale said: "We invited Leontia Flynn to write a commissioned poem for the Fes...

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