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POETRY – Blackburn Gardens: Poets’ Picnic 2010

February 23, 2010

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  • Date/Time: 23rd Feb 2010 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • The theme for 2010 is Child’s Play
Location: Blackburn Gardens, 548 New South Head Road, Double Bay.
More information: Janet de Bres, Woollahra Library and Information Service 9391 7958.
The Woollahra Library and Information Service will host its 21st annual Poets’ Picnic in the beautiful Blackburn Gardens surrounding  the Library.
The theme for 2010 is Child’s Play : Poems about Childhood and special guest readers will include Lachlan Brown, Ursula Dubosarsky, Jamie Grant, Libby Hathorn, Stephen McInerney, Greg McLaren and Christine Paice.  Students from Cranbrook, Kambala, Moriah, Rose Bay Secondary College and Scots will also read.
Simon Marnie from ABC Radio 702 will be MC for the night.  Live music from the Woollarha Philharmonic Quintet from 5:30pm.  Coffee, cold drinks and cakes will be available for purchase.
Everyone is welcome to bring a picnic and a rug and enjoy a wonderful night of poetry under the stars.
This event is free.  In the case of rain the performance will take place in the Council Chambers.
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