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Poets Picnic 2017

29th Poets' Picnic: Food for Thought

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

Tuesday 27 February 5-8pm
Blackburn Gardens, New South Head Road, Double Bay 

This FREE 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

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

Featuring: Robert Adamson, Mark Tredinnick, Ailsa Piper, Peter Boyle, Lindsay Tuggle, Amy Bodossian and Lewis-Alan Trathen, and student performers from Moriah College, Ascham, SCEGGS, Rose Bay Secondary College.

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

  • From 5pm: Children’s chalk poetry workshop and live jazz
  • 6pm to 8pm: Poet and student performances

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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