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Event Series Event Series: Ripon Poetry Festival 2023

A reading about history, nature, ginnels and snickets.

A journey through the Hen Ogledd (the Old North), inhabited by the Celtic Britons in the fifth-century, an ancient landscape where the rocks mutter, the winds howl and the earth cries out.
4.30pm, Operatic Hall/Arts Hub, £5

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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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