Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2015

The LitLab writing group are at large again :) This time hosting the fantastic Baileborough Poetry Festival. There will be readings, workshops, open mic session, and a book launch. Kate Dempsey (aka Emerging Writer & Poetry Diva) will be giving a poetry workshop. Doire Press is publishing Kate's collection 'The Space Between' later this year... Here's the line-up for the weekend... 

Friday 9th October: (Murtagh’s Lounge, Main St.)

18.30 Official launch of “Behind the Lines” Anthology by LitLab. Introduced by Myles Dungan and Julia Rice O’Dea.
19.45 A Wilde Night by Patrick Walsh.
20.00 Poetry reading by Michael Farry and Paddy Halligan.
21.00 Open mic.
Saturday 10th October:
10.00 Poetry workshop* – Kate Dempsey. (Bailieborough Library)
14.00 Competition prize giving – Michael Farry & Honor Duff (Bailieborough Library)
14.00 – 17.00 Special poetry-themed afternoon tea in Bailie Hotel on Main Street.
16.00 Literary walking tour of Bailieborough with John Ed Sheanon – (starts at Bailieborough Library)
19.00 Open Mic. Featuring writing/ arts groups. – (Murtagh’s Lounge)
20.00 Poems and stories by Patsy McDermott – (Murtagh’s Lounge)
21.00 Poetry reading by Tony Curtis.
(* Poetry Workshop is limited to 12 participants. The fee is €15 for 3 hours duration, this includes special treats and brews from local kitchens. You can book your place online through the PayPal link below.)

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