Sunday, October 21, 2007

Derwent Poetry Festival coming soon!

Inaugural Derwent Poetry Festival

27th-28th October 2007
Masson Mills, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

This brand-new Poetry Festival opens with the Awards Event (free) for the 2007 Templar Poetry Pamphlet & Collection Competition, presented by this year's judge, Jean Sprackland - with readings by the 2007 Anthology Poets and followed by readings from the pamphlet winners, Pat Borthwick, Linda Cash and Pat Winslow and further readings from Jean Sprackland, Jane Weir, Mike Barlow, Derek Adams, Angela Cleland, Jim Caruth, Rob Hindle, Judy Brown and Simon Armitage.

For full programme and tickets visit or phone the Box Office on 01629 582500.

The festival is held in the best preserved of Richard Arkwright's former Mills in the spectacular limestone gorge, part of the Derwent Valley World Heritage site. It can be reached from London by train to Derby and branch Derwent Valley line to Matlock Bath.

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