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Poetry Party

Sunday 1st September
01st Sep 2019 - 01st Sep 2019

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Poetry Party

1st September 12.30pm - 6pm

A complete afternoon of entertainment'

Maldwyn Strings include music by:

Purcell, Mozart, Holst, Bach, Corelli, Elgar and more!


Free Event!
We would very much like you to join us for a special reception to celebrate the launch of Chris Kinsey's new publication From Rowan Ridge and Kaite O'Reilly's Persians (winner of the Ted Hughes Award for new works in poetry), along with a smorgasbord of our region's best poets in the inspiring surroundings of Mid Wales Arts Centre.
12:30pm Maldwyn Strings 
2:30pm - Complementary drinks.
2:45 - 3:30pm - Chris Kinsey and Kaite O'Reilly will read from their new books. 
3:30 - 4:15pm - Meet the poets, refreshments available. 
4:15 - 6pm - Fifteen invited poets to read for 5 minutes each.
Chris Kinsey is a celebrated nature poet:

She was the BBC Wildlife Poet of the year 2008; won Natur Cymru's poetry competition in 2012 and writes a regular Nature Diary for Cambria. Chris has previously written three poetry collections: Kung Fu Lullabies and Cure for a Crooked Smile (Ragged Raven Press), Swarf (Smokestack Books) and a poetry pamphlet for Muddy Fox (Rack Press).
Kaite O'Reilly is multi award-winnig writer and dramaturg whose body of work includes poetry, prose, radio drama, screen and theatre. 

Other books by Kaite O'Reilly:
Atypical Plays for Atypical Actors (Oberon); The 'D' Monologues (Oberon); Woman of Flowers (Aurora Metro); Henhouse (Oberon); Peeling (Faber and Faber). She is Editor of FACE ON: Disability Arts in Ireland and Beyond(ADI/Create).

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