Poetry

Poetry

Daljit Nagra
Award-Winning Poet & Broadcaster

19:30 : Thursday 8th November

Wycliffe College
Tickets £8 / £5 Students: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

A compelling evening of poetry performance by award-winning poet and broadcaster Daljit Nagra, hosted by Wycliffe College.

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Calling Local Authors!
You Write it, Now Share it: Open Mic Night

From 20:30: Thursday 8th November

The Alehouse
Tickets free for performers; audience pay what you think (suggested donation in aid of Festival, £2)

We know there’s a wealth of writing talent out there in the Five Valleys, and now we want you to bring that talent to Stroud Book Festival!

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Stroud Book Festival Poetry Night
Paul Henry, Kate Carruthers Thomas, Patrick Mackie & Maria Stadnicka

19.30 - 22.30 : Friday 9th November

Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA)
Tickets £12

Our wonderfully varied and immersive poetry night features Welsh poet, singer and broadcaster Paul Henry, along with three acclaimed Gloucestershire poets.

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Jan Carey
Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort: The Life and Work of Ivor Gurney

12.30 - 13.30 : Sunday 11th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £8: Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

We celebrate the work of Gloucestershire poet and composer Ivor Gurney on this, the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the First World War.

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Frann Preston-Gannon
I-Am-The-Seed-That-Grew-The-Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year

15:30 - 16:30 : Sunday 11th November

Lansdown Hall
Tickets £5, Available from Stroud Subscription Rooms

Published in association with the National Trust, “I-Am-The-Seed-That-Grew-The-Tree” is a glorious new gift anthology of nature poems for children. Come and meet its brilliant illustrator, Frann Preston-Gannon in a wonderfully creative event inspired by nature.

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