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Book now for the poetry and verse festival at Stamford Arts Centre




A poetry festival is returning with a programme of performances.

Stamford Arts Centre’s fifth Verse Festival takes place on Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4.

It begins with a chance to hear Iberian poetry with Phil Dunkerley while trying tapas in the Gallery bar (6pm), followed by a lively performance set by poet Luke Wright (8pm).

Mark Grist
Mark Grist

Mark Grist’s children’s show is at 11am on Saturday, followed by Wendy Cope’s ironic observations over afternoon tea at 3pm.

Georgie Jones is in the theatre from 6pm with her show 'ish', while Ted Hughes award-winner Hollie McNish is on stage at 8pm.

Timetables and tickets are available from Stamford Arts Centre box office on 01780 763203 or from the website.

Luke Wright
Luke Wright
Georgie Jones
Georgie Jones
Hollie McNish
Hollie McNish


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