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Poetry, Poet’s Picnic 2011- Under the Stars

February 22, 2011

*  SYDNEY

22nd Annual Poets’ Picnic under the stars in Blackburn Gardens with live music – all welcome

  •  22nd Feb 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Free – bring a picnic

Residents and visitors are invited to pack a picnic, grab a rug and find a spot on the lawn to enjoy twilight readings by prominent Australian poets, writers and local school children.

Location: Blackburn Gardens, 548 New South Head Road, Double Bay
More information: Woollahra Library & Information Service, 9391 7100

This is a free community event to be held under the stars in the beautiful Blackburn Gardens, 548 New South Head Road, Double Bay. A famous quote from William Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice inspired the theme for the evening – ‘Let me play the fool’.

The Poets’ Picnic will start at 6pm, with live music from 5.30pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

In the event of rain, The Poets’ Picnic will be held next to Blackburn Gardens at the Woollahra Council Chambers.

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