Binalong Bush Poetry

by admin on July 13th, 2018

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Ralph Scrivens breathes life into a Banjo Paterson character at the 2014 Binalong Bush Poetry competitionSharpen pencils, practice lines … time is running out to be part of the action at theupcoming Binalong Bush Poetry Prize and NSW Bush Poetry Championships. Entries for bothwritten and performance sections close on Friday, July 29.
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There’s $5500 on offer for the poets. But there’s more than that. There’s the buzz of beingpart of something exciting; the joy of laughter; the satisfaction of engaging with ideas; thepleasure to be had from rubbing shoulders with others who value and encourage Australianpoetry, yarns and music.

Come and enjoy the thrill of competition or sit back and enjoy the open mic sessions. Thewalk-ups provide a warm and encouraging space for the non-competitive, the nervous andthose who prefer to read, as well as a warm-up stage for competitors.

The weekend program is designed for maximum enjoyment and to include poets at all agesand stages. Friday evening kicks off at the Hotel Binalong with a novice competition thenwalk-ups (including yarn spinners). Saturday and Sunday are full with Binalong Bush PoetryPrize competitions plus non-competitive activities and time to relax, chat and exploreBinalong.

Saturday night will feature the “Celebrate Australia Concert” – featuring judges CarolHeuchan, Graeme Johnson (The Rhymer From Ryde), Carol Reffold and Robyn Sykes as wellas local and visiting poets and musicians.

The cost for a three-day festival pass for audience members is $50 adult, $40 concession.Saturday Day Pass, Celebrate Australia Concert and Sunday Day Pass individually cost $20adult or $15 concession. Children accompanied by parents are free. Volunteers receive greatdiscounts.

With 5500 reasons to be involved, what are you waiting for?Entry forms and information sheets can be downloaded from 梧桐夜网abpa.org419论坛, or [email protected]南京夜网, or call 6227 4377.

Entries in the adult written and performance sections close on Friday July 29 (postmarkedJuly 29 is OK). Junior entries close Monday August 8.

Audience bookings: 梧桐夜网trybooking南京夜网/KWEM.

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