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Poets' Picnic 2016

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Twilight Poetry Reading in the Gardens
If you are a lover of Poetry then you will enjoy the Poets' Picnic held annually at Blackburn Gardens next to the Double Bay Central Library. This fun event takes place every February at twilight. Several guest speakers will give free Poetry readings.

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The event runs at twilight on Tuesday 23 February from 5pm - 8pm. Bring a rug and your own picnic hamper or order online from Pop Up Picnic. Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

This popular event will have ABC radio presenter Simon Marnie as MC.

Poetry reading line up includes;

Rachel Calleja, Lorin Reid, Melinda Smith, Geoffrey Lehmann, Robert Adamson, Pip Smith and Elias Greig.

There will also be several student performers from Ascham, Kincoppal Rose Bay, Rose Bay Secondary College and SCEGGS.

The Poetry readings being at 6pm with festivities commencing at 5pm. The children can enjoy the Chalk Poetry workshop while adults sit back and enjoy live jazz and roving performers before the Poetry starts.

Get some friends together and discover the beauty of words while supporting a great event.
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Why? Live Poetry and a Picnic
When: 23rd of Feb 2016
Phone: Woollahra Libraries: 9391 7100.
Where: Blackburn Gardens, Double Bay
Cost: Free
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