Events connected with the Penge Poetry Festival.
There is a talk ‘Walter de la Mare’s Language of Music and Mystery’ at the Bridge House Theatre followed by the Poetry Awards by Giles de la Mare on Friday June 16th. The theatre link for booking a seat at £5.50 is here https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/ELIHKL
Then there is the Walter de la Mare Walk on Saturday June 17, starting at 10.30am from outside the Moon and Stars pub in Penge High Street. A free walk but donations gratefully received towards the Penge Festival. We visit four houses where de la Mare lived and wrote and go inside two of them. Light refreshments in the last house at Thornsett Road.
Lastly, there is the Inaugural Penge Poets Evening at 14 Thornsett Road. Link for booking at Eventbrite (£5.00 includes a drink) is here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/penge-poets-evening-tickets-34789640752
Entry by ticket only. Bring your own poems. Flyer attached. Bring folding chair and/ or a rug as it will take place in the garden, weather permitting. You do not have to live in Penge as long as you could be termed loosely a ‘local poet’.