Friday, 16 September 2011

Wymondham Words: Saturday Morning

The Programme

Friday 16 to Sunday 18 September 2011
A weekend of readings, conversation & music!

Weekend Events at a Glance

Friday 16 September
12.00-14.00 Abbey Hotel, Literary lunch with Richard Mabey
20.00-22.00 Ex-Services Club, Young Poets with music

Saturday 17 September
09.30-12.30 Baptist Church, Poetry workshop with Helen Ivory
10.00-12.00 Market Place, Poetry busking
10.30-12.00 Library, Superheroes and Evil Geniuses
16.30-17.30 Baptist Church, The Monarch of Wit
20.00-21.30 Baptist Church, Peter Scupham & Heidi Williamson

Sunday 18 September
10.45-11.45 Arts Centre, George Szirtes & Andy Kirkham
15.00-16.30 Baptist Church, Mark Cocker & Jeremy Page
14.00-15.30 Library, Tree of Words and Birds
19.00-20.30 Arts Centre, Elspeth Barker & Padrika Tarrant 

Saturday Morning Program 

Morning: 09:30-12:30 Baptist Church, Wymondham
Poetry Writing Workshop with Helen Ivory
Get writing, starting with collage - bring magazines and ephemera that grab you!

Helen Ivory's magical books are published by Bloodaxe. The most recent of these is The Breakfast Machine. You can see her reading here. She is an outstanding teacher of poetry,having taught for the Arvon Foundation, The Poetry School and at UEA amongst many other places.

Morning: 10:00-12:00 Market Place
Poetry Busking 
with Martin Figura, contributions from Moniza Alvi and George Szirtes among others

Morning: 10:30-12:00 Library
Calling All Aspiring Superheroes and Evil Geniuses! for Children
The authors of 101 Things To Do To Be a Superhero or Evil Genius invite you to a workshop and book signing.

Richard Horne and Helen Szirtes will help trainees develop their secret identity. Don't waste time as a mere mortal. Get your cape and begim your transformation here!

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