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Event Series Event Series: Ripon Poetry Festival 2023

For one night only:

Barrie Rutter, OBE and founder of the groundbreaking theatre company Northern Broadsides visits Ripon to talk about fifty years of working on stage and on screen, in a fascinating career that has taken him to China, India, Brazil and Skipton Cattle Market. Join Barrie for this very special evening as he shares his wealth of memories and his passion for language, the theatre and poetry.

In partnership with Ripon Theatre Festival.
6pm, Operatic Hall/Arts Hub, £18
Tickets available via www.ripontheatrefestival.org

See the full programme and line up here

Welcome to the Sixth Ripon Poetry Festival!

The Ripon Poetry Festival is back with another weekend of poetry readings, performances, workshops and book launches for poetry-lovers of all ages.Six years after helping to kick-start the first Ripon Poetry Festival, Michael Rosen makes a very welcome return to the festival line-up, which also includes readings and performances by Adisa the Verbaliser, Hadley-James Hoyles, Alison Carr, Robert Powell and Sarah Wimbush, poetry-workshops for children and grown-ups, an open mic night, the launch of this year’s festival anthologies, the world premiere of a chamber oratorio by Tim Harrison and Andy Croft, and an evening with theatre legend Barrie Rutter.

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