Monday, April 19, 2010

Over the May Bank Holiday Weekend a number of exciting poetry events will be taking place in Drogheda as part of their Fringe Fest. Some of you may be interested in the following:

The Great Drogheda Poetry Slam

An open competition with great cash prizes in two categories:

1. Performance Poetry,
2. Spoken Word

Audience adjudicated. Guest poet Steve Downes, who will launch his new collection of poetry entitles "Urbania"
Great fun and non-poets welcome......

Date: Friday, April 30th
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Upstairs @ McHughs, Cord Rd. Drogheda
Free entry

Jinx Lennon:

Part punk folk poet troubadour, part gospel music energy preacher..... Using his words, electro beats, a six string guitar and bullhorn, Jinx Lennon exposes his cracked mirror view of Hibernia and society in general, he draws theaudience into his world like a drowsy insect into the mouth of a flesh eating plant. He is a regular at festivals such as Electric Picnic, CQAF in Belfast and is now part of Drogheda’s First Ever Fringe!

Date: Friday, April 30th
Time: 10pm
Venue: Elbow Room, Drogheda

Poetry Reading

Some of Drogheda's finest poets gather for an intimate reading session of published and non-published work.

Date: Saturday, May 1st
Time: 3pm
Venue: Cafe @ Drochead Arts Centre, Stockwell St., Drogheda
Free entry

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