My apologies for not having posted this sooner - I'd stored it up then was unable to get it online in time because I was between PCs. But late is better than never, I hope.
The Festival runs until Saturday (July 12th), and events include:
- An introduction to Irish poetry.
- A poetry writing workshop for beginners.
- A talk on the poetry of D H Lawrence.
- Four regional poets laureate reading together - Cathy Grindrod, River Wolton, Anne Atkinson and Sibyl Ruth.
- Poetry and food from around the world.
- Poetry by two visiting American poets, together with a concert of songs written by Woody Guthrie.
- Readings of Shakespeare sonnets and an event for children.