Sunday 23 September 2012

Athlone Literary Festival

Athlone Literary Festival has lots of interesting readings.

Friday 5th October

5-6pm  One act play by Martin Kelleher.
Venue : Passionfruit Theatre
7.30pm Recital by Athlone A  Cappalla
8.00pm  Reading by Paul Durcan. Paul will be reading from his new book “Praise in which I live and more and have my Being”
Venue : Shamrock Lodge Hotel

Saturday 6th  October   Venue : Shamrock Lodge Hotel

11.00am  Walking tour West Side of Athlone by Gearoid O’Brien.
Meeting point : Side of Castle.
1.00– 2.00pm  Scones and Readings from contributors to Flash Fiction competition.
3.00 – 5.00pm  Mental Illness : The Great Illusion.
Nell McCafferty in conversation with Dr Ivor Browne.
8.00pm Poetry Slam chaired by The Gombeens.

Sunday 7th October

12noon. Athlone Literary Festival Sunday Miscellany.

There are also workshops

9:30 - 4:30pm, Fri 5th, Playwriting Workshop with Thomas Conway of Druid Theatre.
10:30 - 12:30pm, Sat 6th, Creative Writing Workshop with Ann Skelly.
10:30 - 12:30pm Sat 6th, Creative Writing Workshop (11-14 yr olds) with Sinead Kilgarriff.
13:00 - 15:30pm, Sat 6th 'Me Maps' Book Making Workshop with Eilis Murphy
2:30 - 4:30pm, Sat 6th, Poetry Masterclass with Noel Monahan.

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