Bristol is going to have a new poetry festival!
On March 20th-24th 2019, ‘Lyra’ will bring outstanding UK poets to a variety of locations across Bristol, introduce new audiences to live poetry and bring those interested in poetry to the city. ‘Lyra’ will include spoken word and poetry features, a poetry slam, a showcase of Laureate’s choice poets, panel discussions, a poetry film screening and masterclasses.
The festival will reflect the diversity of the city and aims to provide something for everyone. It is an exciting programme, with a mixture of local talent as well as acclaimed poets from around the country.