The Poetry Potting Shed - nurturing home-grown talent

17 March 2014

Children and families of East London... come on down to the Poetry Potting Shed at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sat 22 March, Sun 30 March, or 05 April (11am to 4pm).

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(Photo of Michael Rosen, taken from Guardian website)

This Friday (21 March 2014), the inimitable Michael Rosen, hero of children’s literature, will launch The Poetry Potting Shed, marking the start of the ‘Earth’ inspired second season of Spoke, with plenty of free, fun activities for children and families.

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Weekend activities for 3 - 6 year olds and their families

Come to the Poetry Potting Shed - pop in and meet Poet in Residence, Niall O'Sullivan, have a listen to some live poetry, get involved in a workshop, or contribute to the installation created by young local poets.

Dates: Saturday 22 March / Sunday 30 March / Saturday 05 April
Time: 11am to 4pm
Where:
Timber Lodge Cafe, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park See Map

No need to book, just turn up!

Download Potting Shed Family Flyer

For more information about the Poetry Potting Shed, go to the Apples and Snakes website


About Spoke

Spoke is the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's bold and ambitious poetry and spoken word programme for East London, which has already seen over 3,000 local people involved.

The new season is led by Apples and Snakes, and will see Poet in Residence, Niall O’Sullivan, running free activities and workshops in the potting shed for local families and primary schools until 04 April.

For more about Spoke, go to the Spoke website




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