Advance details of Winchester Poetry Festival

Winchester Poetry Festival

11th to 13th March 2011

Advance notice of this very exciting major event, taking place over three days. Set the dates aside in your diaries! It looks like it’s going to be really top-rate.

Details may change but the draft programme is as follows:

Evening event on the Friday with 3 stand-up poets from Radio 4’s ‘Saturday Live’.
Saturday: poetry pod parked on the terrace for families.  Afternoon masterclass on publishing your poetry with Neil Astley, Bloodaxe editor, followed by launch event for their new anthology with the editor plus two featured poets.  Then early evening a poetry/music event.

Sunday morning children’s performance with Apples and Snakes including Francesca Beard and Jan Blake. Then anafternoon masterclass for adults with Francesca.