Monthly Archives: April 2013

Much Wenlock Poetry Festival Sunday 7th April 2013

This was my second visit to this festival, now in its fourth year. A product of the creative force of local bookshop owner, and poetry aficionado ,Anna Dreda, a strong and varied programme augured well, as did the crowds milling … Continue reading

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April 2013- What’s On, Midlands Spoken Word

The festival season kicks in strongly this month with a very strong bill at Much Wenlock and Cheltenham, amongst others. Festivals Fri 5th-7th April Much Wenlock Poetry Festival http://www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org/ April 10th- May30th Leek Arts Festival http://leekartsfestival.co.uk/ Sat 20th -28th Apr … Continue reading

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John Donne Day, Polesworth Abbey 2013, 400th Anniversary Celebration

Donne rightly enjoys a position amongst the poetic greats of the English language. The 2nd April, the day of this event ,was the 400th anniversary of Donne‚Äôs celebrated poem Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward, reputedly inspired by his visit to … Continue reading

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