The Aberfeldy Festival poetry limb is back and bigger.
This year it will include poetry danders, poets and pints, poetry/film blends and the inaugural ‘Loose Tongues, Live Poetry’, where traditional page poets meet performance poets meet slam poets meet stand-up poets, and everything between and beyond, in a fast-paced and wildly varied live poetry event! Poets confirmed so far include Tim Turnbull, Ash Dickenson, Andy Jackson, Sally Evans, Kenneth Steven, Brian Johnstone, Chrys Salt and many more.
Friday 31/10 - Corbenic Poetry Path
12.30pm-2pm on The Corbenic Poetry Path.
An introduction to the poetry path with Kenneth Steven reading some of his poems that will feature on the path.
Saturday 1/11 - A Poetry Dander
A wander round some of Aberfeldy’s quiet spaces with poems along the way from Kenneth Steven
Saturday 1/11 - Guerrilla Story Telling
Claire Hewet and friends on a storytelling rampage through the town.
Various unknown times and venues!
Saturday 1/11 - Loose Tongues, Live Poetry!
12pm – 4pm in The Birks Cinema.
The fast moving and varied performance poetry event with poets doing their stuff in fifteen – thirty min time slots. Poets include Tim Turnbull, Ash Dikinson, Patricia Ace, Mary MacDougal, Sally Evans, Andy Jackson, Jon Plunkett, Bec Cameron, Hazel Buchan, Chrys Salt and more.
Saturday 1/11 - ‘Fields of War’
4pm in The Birks Cinema main auditorium.
Brian Johnstone and Chrys Salt with their award winning poetry and film project
Saturday 1/11 - The Poets & Their Pints
A relaxed poetry in the pub session after the ‘Fields of War’ with a flow of drinks and words from poets reading to each other while locals and visitors look on bemused Andy Jackson, Tim Turnbull & others.