Cley Little Festival of Poetry

Hilarious haikus and serious sonnets will be read across north Norfolk as Cley's 60th Little Festival of Poetry starts.

Hilarious haikus and serious sonnets will be read across north Norfolk as Cley's 60th Little Festival of Poetry starts.

The six-day celebration of all things poetical starts on October 3 with a programme of events including Sheringham Library holding an exhibition throughout the festival which explores the theme of identity.

On Thursday October 5, National Poetry Day, from 10am to 2.30pm Fakenham, Wells and Sheringham libraries will be holding workshops with two local up and coming poets. Admission is free and at 7pm in Sheringham Library author George Szirtes will hold a reading. Admission is £3 including a glass of wine.

On Friday October 6 at 7.30pm at Wiveton Parish Hall, poet Gareth Calway will be reciting his work. Admission is £2.50 including a glass of wine.


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On Saturday October 7 at 7.30pm Margaret Wolfit will be in costume at Sheringham's Little Theatre performing Eugene Onegin. Tickets are £5 and include a glass of wine.

On Sunday October 8 at 4pm in St Margaret's Church, Thorpe Market, there will be a poetry evensong with a retiring collection.

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