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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Nov 18 Sat

Hidden Gems Open Masterclass - Ekphrasis: the art of writing about art

Find inspiration in the CAC's Hidden Gems exhibition.

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Nov 18 Sat

Poetry Workshop - In The Shadows Cast By Trees

A workshop based on the pictures and poems in the In The Shadows Cast By Trees exhibition.

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Nov 18 Sat

Five Simmer, A Night of Poetry and Flavour.

With Claire Askew, Christine DeLuca, Jo Clifford, and Harry Giles.

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Nov 19 Sun

Youth Poet Cafe session

A series of creative writing and performance workshops for 14 to 18 year olds.

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