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Ripon Poetry Festival

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Address:
Various venues across Ripon over 4 days, Ripon HG4

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Entry Fee: £0 - £10

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When:
Thursday 10th October, 2019
7:00pm

About:
A bumper weekend of pop-up poetry, poetry readings, poetry-inspired art, performances, workshops, book launches, poetry with wine and cheese, open mics and more. Over four days, the festival offers something for everyone of all ages: poetry-lovers, poetry-writers and even the doubtful explorer.

The line-up includes Linda France, Jack Mapanje, Kate Fox, Bob Beagrie, Andy Willoughby, Hazel Cameron, James Turner, children’s poet Sue Hardy-Dawson, a writing-workshop with Ann and Peter Sansom, readings by Ripon Writers Group, a talk about the poetry of Yorkshire, book launches by Carol Mayer and Kate Swann, an exhibition of paintings inspired by the work of festival poets, the festival anthology launch, and pop-up poetry readings all over the town centre.

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