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Caribbean Fest: Poetry Magic with John Agard

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The wonder of poetry and performance

Step into the world of acclaimed poet and storyteller John Agard, as he inspires children and all the family to deepen their appreciation of reading, oratory and playing with words. Expect fun puns, stories and poems, and rhymes and rhythms.

‘John Agard’s poetry is a wonderful affirmation of life, in a language that is as vital and joyous as we are able to craft it in the Caribbean, in spite of our history of distress’ David Dabydeen’A specialist in word trickery - Agard is one of our most consistent, culture-crossing spokesmen’ Graeme Wright, Poetry Review

One of the most eloquent contemporary poets - rich in literary and cultural allusion, yet as direct as a voice in the bus queue’ - Observer
Later Event: October 19