23 Sep 2020


8:00 pm


Free - donations welcome

Poets Out Loud Out Wide


In their own words local writers from Cockermouth-based open mic group ‘Poets Out Loud’ share:
a sense of place, identity, connection to where we live, nature, landscape, escape, life, death…and everything in between.

From supermarket nightmares to wild swimming delights.

Maybe we’ll discover who we are, who we might’ve been, and who we’ll be tomorrow…?


A specially created programme of readings and films


Susan Cartwright-Smith

Dr Richard Cook

Ros Edwards

Phil Hewitson

Valerie Moody

James Scott Riddick

Lou Rodger

and Becca Roberts reading on behalf of Tony Hendry


YouTube Premiere at 8pm Wed. 23 Sept.

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c. 40mins                 


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- a new and persistent cough
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