Get along to Grenfell Railway Station on Saturday 11 June from 9.30am for sign ups and 10am start. Enjoy the Walk up Bush Poetry delivered to you by the people. As always there will be an ensemble of poetry readings and recitations of favourite or iconic poets, like Henry Lawson (pictured), through poets own pieces they wish to share.
Poems are to last no longer than 8 minutes and a maximum of three pieces is permissible but cannot be read consecutively. For more details go to www.grenfell.org.au/henrylawson festival or phone 0447 498 412.
Then join in the Poetry Slam hosted by Miles Merrill
and Bravo Child
on Saturday 11 June at 3pm. Think you know what poetry is all about? Think again. Theatre, hip-hop, spoken-word, lyrics or whatever else you call it, Words Travels rips the label off the poetry jar. You have just two minutes to speak, howl, whisper, even sing your original poem. Poetry Slam promises to be a live electric event where the audience is the judge. Sign up for this on the day. This is a heat in the NSW Australian Poetry Slam with adult and under 18 categories. Free event, prizes to be won at Grenfell Railway Station. Call 0447 498 412 for more details.