The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester, PO19 1QH
Thursday 7th October 2021, 7.30pm
Celebrate National Poetry Day by joining South Downs poets Stephanie Norgate and Barry Smith for the launch of their new poetry collections – The Conversation (Bloodaxe) from Stephanie and Performance Rites (Waterloo Press) from Barry. Stephanie is a distinguished poet and playwright, with two previous poetry collections, Hidden River (shortlisted for a Forward award ) and The Blue Den. She ran Chichester University’s MA in Creative Writing for many years. Barry is director of Southdowns Poetry Festival (SDPF), runner-up for a BBC Proms Poetry award and was shortlisted for the 2021 Culture Matters Bread & Roses Award.
Live music from Linda Kelsall-Barnett on classical guitar and open mic poetry combine to offer a stimulating mix of words and music. Readers and listeners equally welcome.
Celebrate poetry in the historic setting of the Novium, overlooking the Roman ruins
Tickets £7.50 (to include a glass of wine) are available from The Novium, 01243 816525.