The North West Words reading series is joining in the 2019 Culture Night celebrations with a special gathering on Friday 20th September.
The spoken word/poetry event takes place at 8pm in Dillon’s Hotel Letterkenny.
Admission is free and there is an opportunity to share your work in the Open Mic section. All welcome.
This month’s special guests are:
Colin is a poet from Belfast. He is a two-time Ulster Poetry Slam Champion, was Runner Up in the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2018 and was selected as one of Eyewear Publishing’s Best New British and Irish Poets. A resident poet on BBC Radio Ulster’s ‘Science & Stuff’, he has toured his own show and has regularly performed at major Irish festivals including Electric Picnic, Belfast International Arts Festival and Lingofest.
Trish is a border bandit from County Leitrim who’s settled herself into a bee loud glade in Fermanagh. She writes about the shenanigans of her family, and other creatures. Sometimes she rants. Bennett’s won or been placed in several competitions, and was Shortlisted in the Aurivo / Donegal Creameries & North West Words Poetry Competitions in 2017 & 2018.
Rodney Deery Music Stranorlar
Rodney comes from an esteemed musical family, his mum and dad Mai and Vivian, were part of the biggest dance bands in the country during the dance hall days. A singer, he also plays piano, saxophone, clarinet, performing regularly with wife Claire and his father. His 8 year old daughter Rose sometimes joins in, making it three generations performing together.Tags: