McGough, Motion, Berry, Mort and Goss in York line-up

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Roger McGough, Andrew Motion, Emily Berry, Helen Mort, Rebecca Goss provide the poetry highlights at York literature festival, from 20-31 March. Motion is at St Peter’s school on Monday 24 March, Berry, Mort and Goss appear together at York St John university on Tuesday 25 March, and McGough at the Joseph Rowntree theatre on Friday 28 March. There is also open mic from York Spoken Word, plus the winners of the festival's poetry competition. More details

 

PHOTOGRAPH: DAVID ANDREW / WRITE OUT LOUD 

 

MARCH

York literature festival, 20-31 March 

Cheltenham poetry festival, 28 March - 4 April 

 

APRIL

Cheltenham poetry festival, until 4 April

Stamford verse festival, 10-12 April 

Wenlock poetry festival, Shropshire, 25-27 April 

 

MAY

Strokestown poetry festival, Co Roscommon,  2-4 May 

Poetry-next-the-sea, Wells, Norfolk, 9-11 May

Bodmin Moor poetry festival, Liskeard, 30 May-1 June 

Suffolk poetry festival, Stowmarket, 31 May 

 

JUNE

Bodmin Moor poetry festival, Liskeard, 1 June 

Bridlington poetry festival12-15 June

Dinefwr literature festival, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, 20-22 June

Cornwall contemporary poetry festival, Calstock, 28-29 June

 

JULY

Wirral Festival of Firsts,  5-13 July 

 

SEPTEMBER

Winchester poetry festival, 12-14 September

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