Newcastle Poetry Festival

Welcome to the Newcastle Poetry Festival 2017. This year’s theme ‘In Time’ explores notions of timeliness, history and music. Here’s a snapshot of the festival:

• Music and poetry collaborations at Sage Gateshead including performances by Royal Northern Sinfonia
• Readings from UK and international poets, workshops, panel discussions, films, exhibitions, book stalls, food stalls
• Launch of new poetry app Steps in Time: a poem-walk through Newcastle-upon-Tyne
• Basil Bunting Poetry Award Prize Announcement

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