Best poets to compete in chapter and verse
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.