Events

Posted on February 12th, 2017

Poetrywivenhoe: a 2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Date / venue / guest reader / support reader

May 25 RBL Martin Figura / Helen Ivory; M W Bewick

June 29 RBL Luke Wright –

July 27 RBL Kate Foley –

August – – –

Sept 28 RBL ESSEX POETRY FESTIVAL: Mervyn Linford

Oct 26 RBL Jack Underwood; TBA

Nov 23 RBL Ian Griffiths; TBA

Dec 14 RBL The Hosepipe Band & Martin Newell

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OUR MAY POETS:

Martin Figura and Helen Ivory, with M W Bewick

Aren’t we fortunate to have such fantastic guest poets!

Royal British Legion, Wivenhoe Quay
Thursday 25 May 2017
7.30 for 8.00pm
£5 / £3 on the door

Lucky Poetrywivenhoe! more details to come later …

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HAIKU AND TANKA WORKSHOP

at the Munnings Museum, Dedham

POETIC PICTURES: Writing Workshop (adults)
Saturday 13 May 2017, 10.00am – 2.00pm
£35.00

Led by Poetrywivenhoe supporter Dr Tim Gardiner, ecologist, poet and children’s author and the museum’s poet in residence in 2017.
Learn how to write short poems (1-5 lines) inspired by the art of Sir Alfred Munnings. This workshop which will enable you to develop skills at writing haiku and tanka poems (Japanese poetry) inspired by Munnings’ paintings of the Dedham Vale and the River Stour. Tuition will be followed by an opportunity to select pictures and write on your own. Should you wish to share your poems, they will be displayed alongside the paintings during this season.

For all abilities.

Dr Tim Gardiner has had haiku published in Blithe Spirit, Frogpond and the Heron’s Nest. His first collection of poetry Wilderness was published by Brambleby Books in 2015 and a debut children’s book The Voyage of the Queen Bee was released by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2016. He has written many scientific papers on natural history and several books including one about glow-worms.  
   
Call the office on 01206 322127
or email bookings@munningsmuseum.org.uk  to book a place.

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