Friday, May 25, 2012

PRESTONPANS: Poets and Pans: A Tapestry of Poets

Sunday, 3rd June, 2012, 1pm-7pm, FREE but ticketed
The Prestoungrange Gothenburg,
227-229 High Street,
EH32 9BE

Tyne and Esk Writers, Craigmillar Writers' Group, and Inky Fingers are teaming up to bring you a brand new collaborative poetry performance event as part of the 3 Harbours Arts Festival.

Featuring tall tales, banter, poetry, wild stories and writing of every description, this extra special afternoon performance will be featuring writers from all walks of life from 3 inter-community writing groups. Twenty-one poets will be performing at award winning venue The Gothenburg, a long-standing supporter of community arts. You can enjoy a relaxing and inspirational afternoon of poetry and art with a traditional pie and a pint, wholesome soup or order a delicious meal from the bar, while admiring the wonderful paintings and murals surrounding this fantastic venue with beautiful views of the sea.

Distinguished poet Colin Will will be hosting this event with the Tyne and Esk Writers Group. Harry Giles, of Inky Fingers, will be performing, along with talented writer Rachel McCrum and other favourite Inksters such as up and coming young writer Katherine McMahon. Johnni Stanton of the Craigmillar Writers Group, pioneer of community poetry, will also be in attendance with his brilliant poetic renditions, along with his talented and energetic Craigmillar poets. There will also be other high profile surprise poets popping in!

A DVD animation of the Prestonpans Tapestry will be showing on the same day and the rest of the week at The Goth.

For more information, see:
Three Harbours Arts Festival:

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