booking line 01482 392699
booking line 01482 392699
Bridlington Poetry Festival
12 - 15 june 2014

Bridlington Poetry Festival
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Latest News 20-03-14

Our Summer School has nearly sold out!
Contact 01482 392699 to secure a place.

The Philip Larkin Society & East Riding Poetry Prize

We are delighted to announce that celebrated poet, Don Paterson will be judging this year's The Philip Larkin Society & East Riding Poetry Prize, in addition to our East Riding Young Poet's Prize. Please see our competition page for details.

First Headline Event Confirmed!
Andrew Motion and ‘Rupert Brooke’
Bridlington Spa Theatre
Thursday 12 June 2014, 7.30pm


An extraordinary evening of poetry and performance marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Former Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion will read a selection of poetry from his anthology, First World War Poems(Faber) and from his own collections of poetry, many of which have included works about his own preoccupation with the Great War. The evening’s other half is a performance of the one-man show Rupert Brooke by Useful Donkey Theatre Company. Mark Payton’s inspired play, is the story of the Brooke beyond the myth of a young, beautiful, fallen warrior. It is the story of a far more complex and radical man. “An excellent one-man show... we were enraptured." (The Spectator)

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is forever England

Tickets on sale now!
£12.50 / £10.00 (conc./children) /£40 family (2 adults & 2 children under 16)
School groups £5.00 per student; one teacher free with every 10 student tickets purchased

Box Office: 01262 678258

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