Oxfam Bookfest will be hosting some very special events around the country in partnership with Templar Poetry.
Templar published authors and Iota Editors will be reading their work at Oxfam shops in their local area – and well beyond.
All Templar’s poets are volunteering their services for free, and all profits will, of course, be going to fund Oxfam’s poverty-fighting work.
This band of Templar Poets include award winning poet Jane Weir, Dawn Wood, shortlisted for the 2009 Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, Paul Maddern, Pat Borthwick, Pat Winslow all winners of the Templar Poetry Pamphlet competition, Nigel McLouglin, Editor of Iota Poetry and Katrina Naomi shortlisted last week for the 2010 London New Poetry Award. Templar Poetry is committed to bringing poetry to a wider audience through published works and live events in a wide variety of settings. For full address details and timings for all the events, check out the Oxfam website or the Bookfest Events Finder. You can also follow this link and also scroll down to see some additions and corrections:
PLEASE NOTE a couple of additional events below and a date error for one of the events detailed below:
Pat Winslow reading at:
14 High Street
OX28 6BH T
| 01993 776985 E |
Tuesday 13th July
Pat Winslow reading
Followed by wine
Followed by an open mic/favourite poems
Do contact Sue Cochrane: firstname.lastname@example.org
JANE WEIR is rading at Oxfam Glossop on the 15th July at 6.00pm NOT the 5thJuly.
Katrina Naomi is reading at Oxfam Streatham:
Weds 14 July – reading and open mic as a poetry benefit for Oxfam at Streatham Oxfam Furniture and Electrical Shop (part of Oxfam’s Bookfest). To take part in the open mic, sign up on the night at 7 pm. All money goes to Oxfam. Entance is £5 and includes readings, a buffet and 2 beers/wines. Oxfam Furniture & Electricals, 23 Streatham High Street, SW16. Readings start at 7.30. Entry £5 (phone Karen on 020 8769 1291 for more info).