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Monday, 26 September 2016

Wild Atlantic Words Poetry Festival


30 September to 2 October 2016
Castletownbere, County Cork

Friday 30 September
8.00pm, whiteRoom  Poetry Friday Open mic – all are invited to come along and read or listen. 

Saturday 1 October
10.30am – 12.30pm, whiteRoom  Poetry workshop   Poetry of Place: ‘This is the quickest way through’.  Led by Annette Skade.  There is a fee of €20, and places are limited.  Please pre-book (for contact details see below).

2pm, Beara Coast Hotel   The Seamus Heaney lecture byBernard O’Donoghue

6pm, Sarah Walker Gallery  Wild Atlantic Words  Readings and awards from the Wild Atlantic Words poetry competition 2016, and launch of the anthology

Sunday 2 October
10.30am, whiteRoom  Poetry workshop  A writing Life.  Led by Jennifer Russell.  There is a fee of €20, and places are limited.  Please pre-book (for contact details see below).
2pm, whiteRoom   The Spoken Word Competition   Recite or read your own or another poet’s poem (admission free, competitors €2 per poem).  Prizes will be awarded for performance.

4pm, whiteRoom  Poetry Readings  by Maxine Backus and John Baylis Post


Except where specified, admission to all events is free.

To book workshops or for further information, contact
Jennifer on 0(0353)851512652 or John on 0(0353)838637536

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