Dates for your diary!
Fountain poets will be taking part in the following events during the Festival. All these events are free and will take place in the Exhibition Room at Bath Central Library in the Podium Centre (above Waitrose).
Friday 28th February: WALKING ON. Eighteen poets (six of them Wells Fountain poets) whose work was featured in the anthology “The Listening Walk” perform some of the best new poetry in the West. 11am to 4.30pm.
Saturday 1st March: The Death of Actaeon – script to performance in one day. Twenty-four poets have been collaborating for six months on a text to retell the classic story of Actaeon. The writers, drama advisors and members of the audience will together create a full performance during the course of the day. Scripts will be provided for all. Do come and be a part of this drama in the making. 10.30am to 4pm.
Sunday 2nd March: an afternoon with poet and freelance writer Michael Swan and ten poets from the Bath Poetry Cafe, 1pm to 3.50pm.
And if you happen to be in London on Tuesday evening, 25th February, do come along to Keats House in Hampstead (10 Keats Grove, NW3 2RR) at 7pm to hear all the prizewinners in the recent Magma Competition read their poems. One of them is a Fountain poet! Entrance is free.