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Poets Picnic 2017

29th Poets Picnic, Tuesday 27 February 5-8pm

Food for Thought

Join us for a gastronomical and philosophical feast of words and verse!

The event will feature:

  • witty, nostalgic, evocative poetry
  • a line-up of iconic, established & exciting new poets
  • classic jazz music
  • roving performers
  • a chalk poetry workshop for kids

Featuring: Mark Tredennick, Ailsa Piper, Lindsay Tuggle, Amy Bodossian, Lewis-Alan Trathen

And student performers from Moriah College, Ascham, SCEGGS, Rose Bay Secondary College

FREE EVENT

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

Featuring a fantastic line-up of some of Australia’s most acclaimed poets, live jazz, a children’s chalk poetry workshop, roving poetry performers and more!

Compered by Simon Marnie and Simone Whetton (ABC Radio 702)

Children’s chalk poetry workshop and live jazz from 5pm.  
Poets performances from 6-8pm.

Picnic baskets are available for pre-order. Refreshments available for purchase on the night.

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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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