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Pastries & Poetry - When Poetry Comes to Town


Fri 28 Aug 2015, 10:30am–11:30am

Where: Everest Cafe, 19 Fitzherbert St, Featherston, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: mmslavick

10.30am at Featherston's Everest Cafe is when Poetry Comes To Town in South Wairarapa.

Bring your favourite poem and read it aloud, or nominate one of the organisers to read it for you, or just come and listen, whilst nomming delicacies and sipping Lesley and Kevin's reviving coffee.

This event is a precursor to Featherston Booktown events taking place Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 October, a weekend of bookselling, bookbinding, printing, and everything bookish - put it in your diaries now!

Location: Everest Café, 19 Fitzherbert St, Featherston, Wairarapa
Date/Times: Friday 28 August 10:30 - 11:30 am
Entry Details: Free entry
Contact details: Kate Mead

When Poetry Comes to Town continues the Wairarapa tradition of National Poetry Day activities across the region, this time starting at 12:01am on the morning of Friday August 28th and finishing up around midnight of the day itself, with 9 events in all. Readings by published poets, a session of rhymes for children, poetry and birdsong for nature lovers, open mics and open dance, poetry at favorite cafes and bookstores and an art museum -- they'll be something for everyone almost everywhere across the Wairarapa.
Coordinated by Wairarapa Word