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National Poetry Day - 'Take a Risk, Make a Poem'.

Dates: Fri, 23 August 2019 @ 5.30pm

  • National Poetry Day - 'Take a Risk, Make a Poem'.

Central Otago is celebrating National Poetry Day 2019 with a week of poetry based activities from the 19th - 23rd August 2019.

'Take a Risk, Make a Poem': August 23rd, 5.30 at Central Stories.

The evening will be introduced by local Bannockburn poetry enthusiast Alan Coull. Following this, Central Otago authors, Kyle Mewburn, Michael Harlow, Brian Turner, Jillian Sullivan and Mike Riddell will share some of their works and then we will offer up an 'Open Mic' session. All ages and abilities welcome to come along to this fun and convivial celebration of the written word.

Throughout the week keep an eye out for works by local and established poets and song writers posted throughout town. Regular readings will be also aired on Radio Central.

Hosted by the Central Otago District Arts Trust, Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Radio Central and The Poetry Party.

This event is kindly supported by Phantom Billstickers.