Congratulations to Exeter Poetry Festival 2014 competition winners
The winners of the Exeter Poetry Festival 2014 competition are:
Drawing Lesson by Barbara Farley
Lusitania Riots, 1915 by Rebecca Gethin
The Cahills by Graham Burchell
Tunnellers and Moles by Clare Hepworth-Wain
A Village War Memorial by Mark Haworth-Booth
Great Uncle Frank by Sarah E Robinson
Unheard by Ian Royce Chamberlain
Greatcoat by Lucy Lepchani
Shades by Simon Williams
An Awfully Big Adventure by Helen Ashley
‘After great suffering sweet rest at last’ by Rosie Barrett
From the Front 1914 by Julie M Harris
Winter Pink by Suzy Miles
Stuck by Denise McSheehy
The poems will appear in ‘Voices and Memory’ along with poems and illustrations from students of Years 9 to 13 at Stover School Newton Abbot.
The pamphlet will be launched on Saturday 4th October 2014 at Exeter Central Library as the culmination of our ‘The Forgotten of WW1’ day.
Saturday 4th October – Daytime
THE FORGOTTEN OF WW1
Venue: Exeter Central Library
Time: 1pm – 5pm
The Untold story of Ivor Gurney
A special screening of Redcliffe Film’s widely praised biopic of Ivor Gurney, the WW1 soldier, poet and composer.
Women Poets of WW1
Some well known female writers based in Devon and Cornwall read and respond to poems written by women living and working during the Great War including Charlotte Mew and May Sinclair. With Ann Gray, Rachel McCarthy, Helen Evans and Chrissy Banks.
FREE EVENT – Voices and Memory
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
ExLibris launches a pamphlet of poems based on WW1 objects held in Exeter Library’s archive.
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