HAY POETRY JAMBOREE 2011
The Hay Poetry Jamboree (click name to go to the website) celebrates its third birthday with another magnificent line-up of some of the best and most exciting poets on the contemporary scene, amongst them Allen Fisher, Carol Watts, Ralph Hawkins, Maggie O Sullivan, Sean Bonney and Kelvin Corcoran.
Robert Sheppard delivers the academic lecture, Elysium Gallery from Swansea present Bus Stop Cinema, an extravaganza of short films in the chapel. Come and sample the amazing atmosphere of this small but extremely telling festival.
The Jamboree runs from 18.30 on Thursday 2nd June until Saturday 4th June, at: Oriel Contemporary Art Gallery, Salem Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay on Wye.
Poetry Wales, one of the sponsors, will be on sale throughout, and appearing on Saturday 4th at 2pm with Editor Zoe Skoulding, Steven Hitchins, Carrie Etter and Richard Gwyn (reading his translations of Latin American poets).
Come down and meet us! You can also find the Jamboree on Facebok.