Woollahra Libraries will host its 26th annual Poets' Picnic in the beautiful Blackburn Gardens. Poetry lovers are invited to pack a picnic rug and join us for nostalgic and evocative readings of poems that celebrate nature at this free event.
ABC radio presenter Simon Marnie will emcee this fantastic free event, featuring both established and emerging Australian poets and personalities including:
The festivities will begin at 5pm with live music, a chalk poetry workshop for children, a giant origami bird-making activity for kids and adults alike and roving performers. Poetry performances begin at 6pm.
This year, you can pre-order a delicious picnic hamper from Pop Up Picnic to enjoy with your Poetry.
Picnic Hampers must be ordered before 5pm on Friday 20 February and can be collected from Blackburn Gardens between 5pm-6pm on Tuesday 24 February.
To view the menus and to book your hamper, visit Pop Up Picnic.
For more details please contact Woollahra Libraries on 9391 7100.
Mayor Cr Zeltzer and MC Simon Marnie
Crowd listens to poet Maggie Walsh
Astrid Lorange reads poetry