Best po­ets to com­pete in chap­ter and verse

Avon Valley Gazette - - NEWS -

WA Bush Po­ets and Yarn­spin­ners will host the Aus­tralian Po­etry Cham­pi­onships in Toodyay next month.

The event will pro­vide a stage for the best po­ets across the na­tion as they com­pete for cham­pion ti­tles.

En­try is free to all ses­sions held from Novem­ber 3- 5 in the vil­lage Me­mo­rial Hall.

Renowned Queens­land poet Noel Stal­lard will start the event with a two- hour work­shop for par­tic­i­pants in the art of bush po­etry writ­ing and per­form­ing at the CWA rooms.

There will be free en­ter­tain­ment on Fri­day with renowned singer- song­writer Drum­mond, a de­scen­dant of the Drum­mond fam­ily in Toodyay, and WA band The Loaded Dog will host a free bush dance with BYO food and re­fresh­ments on Satur­day.

For more de­tails, visit www. wabush­po­ets. asn. au or call Bill Gor­don on 0428 651 098.

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