Knutsford Library holds centenary of the end of the Great War event tomorrow | Knutsford Times

Knutsford Library holds centenary of the end of the Great War event tomorrow

By on November 12, 2018

Knutsford Library is holding an evening of music and poetry to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War.

There will be readings and music from Fall in Green, John Lindley, Michael Gibson, Joy Winkler, Margaret Holbrook at the “War is Over” event.

The event is taking place on Tuesday 13th November from 7pm at Knutsford Library, with doors opening at 6:30pm. Tickets are £5 from the library either in advance or on the night and refreshments will be available.

Fall in Green comprise artist, poet and musician Mark Sheeky and writer Deborah Edgeley.

Deborah writes and performs and is also editor in chief of Ink Pantry Publishing.

John Lindley is a prizewinning former Cheshire Poet Laureate. He has just published his latest collection ‘Love and Crossbones’.

Michael Gibson – aka “The Poetician” – is an Early English literature provocateur when he is not engaged in his day job of ‘husbandman’.

Joy Winkler is currently Writer in Residence at Tatton Park, a poet and dramatist whose play ‘Lightning Under Their Skirts’ entertained Cheshire and beyond last year.

Margaret Holbrook is a writer and performer from Poynton and the main protagonist in last year’s ‘People, People, People’ event at Knutsford Library and who will – as author of ‘It will all be over by Christmas – shortly be guest speaker at this year’s Wilfred Owen Festival in Oswestry.

Charlotte Peters-Rock is a poet, songwriter, performer and campaigner highlighting local health issues and the proposed demolition of Knutsford War Memorial Hospital.

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