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Travellers Without Baggage

Travellers Without Baggage, Mimi Khalvati, The Brickwork Poets and Bluegate Poets – in an evening of poetry and music.

First half:

Open mic with Reading’s Brickwork Poets and Swindon’s BlueGate Poets, presenting poems that form conversations on themes of journeys in poetry.


Second half:

A reading of poems from Travellers Without Baggage, an anthology of work by former Swindon resident, the late Valerie Clarke.

Poems in response to it, presented by Mimi Khalvati, who has six anthologies to her credit, the most recent of which is The Meanest
Flower, short-listed for the T S Eliot Prize.

Swindon’s own flourishing poetry society, BlueGate Poets, with an interactive, visual, oral, and musical performance.

Live musical accompaniment will be provided by Stevie Gilmore, lead guitarist of Koribantez.

Open mic with Reading’s Brickwork Poets and Swindon’s BlueGate Poets, presenting poems that form conversations on themes of journeys in poetry.

Tickets - £5 (£4)

Please call the Arts Centre Box Office to book tickets for this event or contact the Swindon Festival of Literature for any further information.

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