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Limerick 7th July 2015

The Limerick Writers' Centre Presents - The July 2015 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering

Tuesday 7th July 2015 @ The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!

This months guests are former Limerick City writer in residence John Liddy and brothers Austin and Mike Durack.

John Liddy was born Youghal, Co Cork, Ireland (1954), grew up in Limerick, took a degree in the University of Wales, works as a teacher in Madrid. He is the founding editor along with Jim Burke of The Stony Thursday Book, one of Ireland�s longest running literary reviews, along with Cyphers. During Limerick City of Culture 2014 he was one of our writers in residence.

Austin and Mike Durack, will present pieces from their recently released album "Going Gone" that includes poems by Mike and instrumental originals by Austin. Mike Durack was a founder member of' Killaloe Writers Group. Austin's career as singer, guitarist and composer has yielded nine albums and frequent airplay on national radio and television.

NOTE: Our special authors book table will again be in operation, so if you want your book, CD's etc publicised make sure you are represented on the table. Contact Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 to make arrangements.

The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of Foras na Gaeilge & The Arts Council of Ireland.

Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com www.limerickwriterscentre.com

To view videos of previous reading go to:http://www.youtube.com/onthenailreadings

Salford 8th July 2015

Dangerous To Know presents: The Brontės

The Snug, The Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford. M3 6AN.

 8th July 2015  at 7:30pm    Free

Following an epic 130 mile walking-and-reading tour across the Lake District, Lancashire and West Yorkshire, join Dangerous To Know's Caroline Lamb for an enlightening and intriguing hour of poetry, prose, and even a letter or two written by the Brontė family, ahead of their bicentenary celebrations. This friendly and intimate event precedes the company's staging of their first production, The Dissolution of Percy, from 4th -7th November at the same venue later this year.

Further informationwww.dangeroustoknow.org OR Twitter: @DTKManc

London 23rd July 2015

AN AUDIENCE WITH THE LAST POETS
Thursday 23 July, 8-10.30pm
£8 / £5 conc. in advance | £10 on the door

Conversation. Music. Poetry.

Godfathers of hip hop, spoken word legends and brilliant raconteurs The Last Poets are in town for a rare UK appearance. Grown from the civil rights movement of the late 60’s, they are known for politically charged raps and taut rhythms, addressing social issues and raising African – American consciousness. Join them for an evening of conversation, questions from the audience, and electrifying live performance, hosted by Jumoké Fashola.

What would you ask them? #askTLP #TheLastPoets
Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ
http://bit.ly/1RwkisW

Heswall 2nd 3rd October 2015

Poetry Kit International Poetry Festival 2015 - Heswall, Wirral, UK.   2nd - 3rd October

Great Poets from around the world confirmed so far poets from around Britain, Ireland, Serbia and Jamaica, India.  Great poems, open floor events and workshops.     Free to attend but please let us know you are coming as some events have restricted numbers.  info@poetrykit.org

I have all venues confirmed for events on Fri 2nd October and Sat 3rd October 2015 as follows,

Friday afternoon 2nd October 2015 Reading at Heswall Library - 1pm - 3pm

Friday evening 2nd October 2015 Reading at Heswall Methodist Church - 7pm - 10pm

Saturday afternoon workshops conducted by Stuart Nunn at the Beacon Cafe, Heswall. - 2pm - 5pm

Saturday evening open floor and social event, Rubin�s Cafe, Heswall - 7pm - 10pm

Saturday till late, social event, Jug and Bottle, Public House

This event has been very successful over the years with poets from USA, Israel, New Zeeland, and all parts of Britain.  You are most welcome to come and read with us, and we would love to meet you.  All events are free but a small contribution at the church venue would be welcome.

Hotels in the area, within walking distance of venues,  Premier Inn Heswall, Jug and Bottle

Palmers Green 24th October 2015

Poetry in Palmers Green 24th October 2015 @ 7.15pm. Parish Centre St. John�s Church, Palmers Green,1 Bourne Hill/corner Green Lanes, London N13 4DA.Lovely warm welcoming venue. Come and hear readings from: Hylda Sims, Lindsay Fursland, Roy Marshall, Maggie Butt and Jane Duran and music from Helios Consort. �5(�3.50 concs) www.facebook.com/PoetryinPalmersGreen