Monday, 17 May 2010

Hay Poetry Jamboree 2010

This year's Hay Poetry Jamboree will take place from June 3rd to June 5th at the Oriel Gallery of Contemporary Art. This year's eclectic programme runs as follows:

June 3rd

6.30 - 7.30 Festival Launch and Reception

7.30 - 9.15 Robert Minhinnick, Childe Roland (aka Peter Meilleur)

June 4th

11.00 - 13.00 Interactive Word Cloud event. Join us to create a collaborative masterpiece. Hosted by Susie Wild.

2.00 - 4.00 Keri Finlayson, Scott Thurston, Anthony Mellors, Claudia Azzola, Samantha Rhydderch, John Goodby

5.00 - 6.00 John Goodby, lecture: ‘Undispellable lost dream’: Reading Welsh Alternative Poetry.

7.30 - 9.15 Geraldine Monk, Alan Halsey

Films throughout the day curated by Elysium Gallery, Swansea

June 5th

11.00 -12.00 Phil Maillard, Ric Hool, Richard Gwyn

2.00- 6.00 Randolph Healy, Ian Davidson, Zoe Skoulding with Poetry Wales, Jean Portante, Carol Watts. Art, Film: Kathryn Ashill, The Quantum Brothers, and more...

7.30 - 9.15 Elisabeth Bletsoe, Carolne Bergvall

All events at Oriel Gallery, Salem Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay-on-Wye. Entrance to 7.30 events £5 (concessions £3). All other events free (contribution to costs of £2 welcome but entirely voluntary).

Supported by: Academi Gymreig, The Dylan Thomas Centre, Poetry Wales, Swansea University School of Arts, Ty Llen / The Dylan Thomas Centre.

For further details and bookings, contact
Lyndon Davies on: goodbard [at]
Susie Wild on susiewild [at]
John Goodby on: goby-goodby [at]

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