Poetry festival 2016 archive

Friday 30th September 7.30 pm

Kit Wright, Heidi Williamson, Lachlan Mackinnon

Saturday 1st October 11.00 am


The creativity and relevance of poetry in translation in the year that Christopher Logue's War Music is published in one volume for the first time.

Saturday 1st October 3.00 pm

Matthew Caley, Mel Pryor, Christopher James

‍ Saturday 1st October 8.00 pm

Wendy Cope, Alan Brownjohn

Sunday 2nd October 11.00 am

Elaine Feinstein, Josep Lluís Aguiló

Sunday 2nd October 3.00 pm


Gavin Ewart is 100

Chaired by Kit Wright, the poets will reminisce and read their favourite

poems of our old friend and great supporter of the early days of this festival,

whose presence is still missed but whose wit and wisdom and technical ability live on in his books.