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Ted Hughes Poetry Festival 2019

Ted Hughes Poetry Festival 2019

The fifth Ted Hughes Poetry Festival takes place at Mexborough Business Centre between Wednesday 11 September and Saturday 14 September 2019, with readings and performance from Ian McMillan, Hollie McNish, Andrew McMillan, Raymond Antrobus, and many more.

Click on the link below for details of the full Festival programme and to book tickets.

Wednesday 11 September
6pm – 9pm: Launch Event – Pies ‘n’ Peas, with Ian McMillan, Suzannah Evans and Write On Mexborough!

Thursday 12 September
6.30pm – 9pm: Hollie McNish and Steve Nash

Friday 13 September
6pm – 9pm: Andrew McMillan, Isaiah Hull and Young Identity

Saturday 14 September
10.30am – 12.30pm: Poetry Workshop with Antony Dunn

10.30am – 12.30pm: Transformation through Poetry – a workshop with Vicky Morris
1.30pm – 3pm: Ted Hughes: Ecopoet. Yvonne Reddick poetry reading and in conversation with Steve Ely
1.30pm – 3.30pm: Democracy of Words
4pm – 6pm: Valley Press Poets: Antony Dunn, Penny Boxall, Robert Powell, Wendy Pratt
6.30pm – 9pm: Festival Closing Event with Raymond Antrobus and Clare Shaw

Sunday 15 September
11am – 2pm: Ted Hughes’s Paper Round: a performance trail with Steve Ely and Dominic Somers

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