Tag: literature

Festivals, prawns, verse and deckchairs: Angel C. Dye meets poet Matt Chamberlain

What do poets wear to interviews?  Maybe Lazarus-style bandage over eyes (as in Matt Chamberlain’s Bowie-inspired ‘I Can’t Look’  YouTube video, a tragic story of submission by the down-beaten)?  The tale behind many closed doors, given a new twist: just don’t look. I am not sure if I can look.  Perhaps foolishly, before this meeting,…

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#RLF2016: The Turtle Moves

Come along and join in a wonderful day of fun and craft activities planned for all ages on Saturday, October 8. ‘The Turtle Moves’, inspired by Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, sees a Juvenile Crafters’ Guild appear, as if by magic, in Rochester’s Community Hub, where you can design your own Luggage or bring to life a…

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Are you the next Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year?

This March saw the 2015 launch of Canterbury Festival’s much loved Poet of the Year Competition. Last year’s competition saw over 170 entries from all over the world, including Switzerland, Macedonia and America. From the many entries, a long list of 36 is chosen, which are then published in an anthology, available from Canterbury Festival…

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