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SATURDAY JUNE 15

"Edward Thomas & Wales"

 Jeff Towns

Saturday June 15 2.00pm
 
The John Pounds Centre

More about this event can be found on our BLOG page


For details of the life and work of Edward Thomas visit our 'Lost Poets' page


THIS IS A FREE TICKETED EVENT. 


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TUESDAY / WEDNESDAY JUNE 18 & 19

"Read All About It"

New Theatre Royal

7.30 - 8.30

Tickets £7.50

A compelling recreation of local and national stories from The News in June 1999, the year Festivities began, performed by a cast of over-55's


Funny, sad, mundane and bizarre 


ALL HUMAN LIFE IS THERE

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SUNDAY JUNE 23   (CLOSING EVENT)

"20 Love"

Free (Ticketed) Event  8.00 - 9.30pm

Governor's Green, Portsmouth Hants PO1 2NJ 

Refreshments available


To celebrate 20 yrs of Portsmouth Festivities, the world premiere of "20 Love" a Portsmouth Festivities and Portsmouth Poetry collaboration.

Emily Priest  emilythewriter.co.uk

Connor Macleod    www.standuppoet.co.uk

Greg Mosse   www.gregmosse.com

Ricky Tart  

Contemporary interpretations of Pablo Neruda's world famous 'Twenty Love Poems and A Song of Despair', exploring the universal experience of love, loss, regret and disappointment

Jay Hulme  https://jayhulme.com

Brent Jackson  

The Urban Vocal Group

                https://theuvg.co.uk

Egg and Spoon Films

www.eggandspoonfilms.com

Lovingly linked to the 20th Anniversary theme, this event will showcase modern versions of the poems in spoken word, film 

and music by artists Greg Mosse, The Urban Vocal Group, 

Egg & Spoon Films, Jay Hulme, Connor MacLeod,  Brent Jackson, 

Ricky Tart, and Emily Priest.


Stand Up Poetry like you've not seen it!!



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Be a part of it...…


Portsmouth Festivities and Portsmouth Poetry invite you to be a part of 20 Love


Collect one of our free postcards from the city's Libraries and send us your love poem. 


The best entries will be included on the 3 screens on the night. 


Be sure to come too!

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