Sunday, August 31, 2008

Derwent Poetry Festival 2008

Here's some advance warning of a Festival event taking this autumn. The 2008 Derwent Poetry Festival takes place over the weekend of 17th & 19th October 2008 at Masson Mills, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire.

The festival features the launch of ten new poetry titles from Templar Poetry including the presentation of the 2008 Templar Poetry Pamphlets Prizes. It is accompanied by readings from Paul Farley, Tim Liardet, Jane Weir, Pat Winslow, Rob Hindle, Dawn Wood, Siobhan Campbell, Mike Barlow, Angela Cleland, Pat Borthwick, Katrina Naomi and many others. There is a Festival Bookshop, stands from magazines and an exhibition of paintings by Artist in Residence, Karen Isherwood.

The full festival programme is listed on

Box Office Telephone 01629 582500

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