The Poetry Group meets on the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. in Yack Community Centre. Join us! You don’t need to be a poet – bring one or two of your favourite pieces or just come and listen and enjoy the magic of words. For further information, contact Kev Warburton on 02 6027 0626.
Recent Poetry Group activities include:
“Animated”, a presentation of poems about animals. (In Yackandandah Public Hall).
“Funniest Poems in the HumourVerse”, an evening of amusing poems. (At Java@Yack)
“Powerful Poems: Australian Reactions to World War One”. (Performance at Yack Museum).
“Word Paintings”. Spoken images of landscape. (At Grace’s Place, Yack).
Poems on Gardens and Plants. (At Yack Garden Club’s open garden day).
Poems on Identity. (At opening of “Incognito” exhibition, Arte Alchemy gallery, Beechworth)
Poems on Feet. (At “Feetures” art event, Yack Station).
Production of “Powerful Poems” CD to commemorate the centenary of World War I., and broadcast of the recording on Indigo FM and other local radio stations. Free copies of the CD are available at Yack Museum or from Kev Warburton, or you can listen to the recording at https://youtu.be/auLVDIF7ql0
Publication of “Life Size”, an anthology of poems by members of the group.
Copies are available for $6 at Yack Tourist Office, Yackandandah Library, or from Kev Warburton (02 6027 0626) or Beverley Lello (0417 271 370).