January 2018

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2018 York Literature Festival /

YorkMix Open Poetry Competition

Competition closing date: February 25, 2018



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The Little Mermaid

November 25- January 20



Interesting to visit a show later on the run rather than on the Press Night, which always has its own shall we say peculiar atmosphere, heady with anticipation, and all the more so with looking forward to Xmas. The danger is the possibility of running out of steam and energy (and puff, if it’s

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December 1 – January 14

The Secret Seven

Storeyhouse, Chester



Can there be a child anywhere in this country who hasn’t read something by Enid Blyton – maybe simply because adults may tend to frown on such popular writers. Well, the past isn’t just another country but invariably politically incorrect and a nightmare for upholders of Health

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March 2

Edwin Morgan Poetry Award

£20,000 awarded biennially to a Scottish poet aged 30 or under:
born in Scotland, or continuously resident in Scotland for the last three years,
or brought up in Scotland, or having a Scottish parent.

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