Poetry Breakfast with Louis de Bernières

Event Details

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Start time: 10:30

End time: 12:00

Event Short Description

Petworth Festival hosts a Poetry Breakfast with Louis de Bernières

Event Information

The author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières entertains with his poetry and songs in a programme of words and music. With support from musical duo Mike Carey (piano), Clare Nichols (accordion) and Sussex poet Barry Smith.

Petworth Festival Literary Week joins with the South Downs Poetry Festival for a breakfast event where orange juice, coffee, croissants, Sunday newspapers, music and poetry will be available.

Louis de Bernières’ story of love and war set in Cephalonia, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin was later turned into a film. He is joined by South Downs Poetry Festival director, Barry Smith who reads from his new collection, Performance Rites (Waterloo Press).

The morning session will also include a presentation by young poets from Petworth schools arranged in association with the West Sussex Arts Society, led by young performance poet & musician Antosh Wojcik.

Admission Details

Adult: £10

Child: £5

Child Age Limit: 18 and under

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Organiser Details

Name: Petworth Festival

Email: info@petworthfestival.org.uk

Website: https://www.petworthfestival.org.uk

Venue Details

Address: Leconfield Hall, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AH

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