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Poets Picnic 2017

Tuesday 21 February 2017, 5pm - 8pm

Blackburn Gardens, Double Bay

A journey of poems...

Join us for a journey of poems.

Grab a rug, pack a picnic and celebrate poetry under the stars by Sydney Harbour!

Featuring witty, nostalgic and evocative poetry from a line-up of iconic, established and exciting new poets. 

MC’d by Simone Whetton.

Featuring: Eileen Chong, Elizabeth Allen, Geoff Page, John Tranter, Paolo Totaro, Erine Martine Sessions, Marie McMillan, and student performers from Kincoppal Rose Bay, Moriah College, Ascham, Sydney Girls’ High School, Rose Bay Secondary College.

With live jazz, roving performers and a children’s chalk poetry workshop from 5pm.

Pre-order gourmet picnic baskets online, or select refreshments are available on the night.

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Pre-order a Picnic Hamper for the Poets Picnic

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 17 February and can be collected from Blackburn Gardens between 5pm-6pm on Tuesday 21 February.

To view the menus and to book your hamper, visit Pop Up Picnic.

View photos of the 2015 Poets' Picnic.

For more details please contact Woollahra Libraries on 9391 7100.

Crowd listens to Maggie Walsh
Crowd listens to poet Maggie Walsh

Astrid Lorange reads poetry
Astrid Lorange reads poetry

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