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Rhyme Time - When Poetry Comes to Town


Fri 28 Aug 2015, 3:30pm–4:30pm

Where: Martinborough Public Library, Jellicoe Street, Martinborough, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: mmslavick

Rhyme Time - When Poetry Comes To Town

Do you get a giggle from cleverly-crafted verse with a twist in the tail?

Then whether you’re 8 or 88, you’ll love Rhyme Time at Martinborough Library on National Poetry Day.

Enjoy the Martinborough Star’s resident rhymester John Ansell and head librarian Shirley Nightingale reciting the poems of master twits like Roald Dahl, Ogden Nash, Spike Milligan, Pam Ayres and Les Barker.

Learn about the craft of humorous rhyme, and bring along a rhyming poem of your own.

Chocolate fish to the funniest!

Location: Martinborough Library, 6 Kitchener Street, Martinborough, Wairarapa.
Date/Times: Friday 28 August, 3.30 - 4.30pm.
Entry Details: Free entry
Contact Details:, John Ansell

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