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Poems & Blues - When Poetry Comes to Town


Fri 28 Aug 2015, 10:00pm–12:00am

Where: West Taratahi Hall, Chester Rd, Carterton, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: mmslavick

Poems & Blues - When Poetry Comes to Town

Poetry Comes to Town in West Taratahi.

Wairarapa Word presents a balance of live poems and live music to end National Poetry Day 2015 in the Wairarapa.

Guitar. Poem. Banjo.
Mandolin. Fiddle Flute. Accordion.
Songs from the 19th Century to yesterday.

Folk-blues-swing-country-finger-pickin-musician Bob Cooper-Grundy and the multi-instrumentalist Kate Marshall join Wairarapa Word and co. at the West Taratahi Hall, a memorable venue to close the day of 24-hour poetry in the Wairarapa.

Location: West Taratahi Hall, 713 Chester Rd, West Taratahi, Wairarapa
Date/Times: Friday 28 August, 22:00 - midnight
Entry Details: Entry by Koha to cover the cost of the music and the venue

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 the day and finishing up around midnight of the Friday itself, with 8 events in all. Readings by published poets, a session of rhymes for children, poetry and birdsong for nature lovers, open mics, poetry at favorite cafes and bookstores -- they'll be something for everyone almost everywhere across the Wairarapa.
Coordinated by Wairarapa Word