The Blood Jet of Poetry: October 2018

South Downs Poetry Festival presents
Sunday 28 October
6.30 – 9.30pm
The Square Tower
Broad Street, Portsmouth PO1 2ND

A celebration of words, music and song from acclaimed
and multi-prizewinning SPRING POETS
with live music from LES KAZOOS D’AMOUR and WORDBASS

Marianne Barber, Denise Bennett (Inaugural Hamish Canham Prize)
Robyn Bolam (Hampshire Poet 2018), Lydia Fulleylove (Two Ravens Press)
Eve Jackson (The Frogmore Prize), John Haynes (Costa Poetry Prize)
Ruth Marden (Happenstance), Joan McGavin (Hampshire Poet 2014)
Stephanie Norgate (Bloodaxe & Forward shortlist)
Maggie Sawkins (Ted Hughes Award 2013)
Chris Sparkes (Kissing through Glass)

WORDBASS – winsome words & double bass with DAVID JORDAN
LES KAZOOS D’AMOUR – a lively and quirky mix of Swing to Folk, Jazz to Pop, Music Hall to Rock ‘n’ Roll, with a touch of Ivor Cutler for good measure. Performed by Janet Ayers and Matthew Parsons on banjolele, guitar, ukulele, percussion, vocals and violins … and of course, kazoos.
Guaranteed to make your toenails twinkle!

Tickets: £7.00 are available from office Tel 01243 816525
£5 Concessionary Tickets available on the door

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