Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Boyne Readings and Open Mic - April

Boyne Writers Group are resuming their Boyne Readings and Open Mic events over the next three months. The events will take place in the Coffee Shop of the Knightsbridge Retirement Complex, Longwood Road, Trim. Park in the main car park to the right and enter by the main entrance. The Coffee Shop is on the immediate left.

The featured reader on this Thursday, 19 April, will be Meath resident, writer Michael Slavin (right). Michael has been an equestrian correspondent since the 1960s. He also commentated on show jumping events for RTÉ Radio Sport.

He is the author of Showjumping Legends Ireland 1868-1998, The Ancient Books of Ireland, The Book of Tara and Ambassadors on Horseback: the Irish Army Equitation School. He now runs an antiquarian book shop at the Hill of Tara.

The evening, which starts at 8pm will include an Open Mic where members of the public and read their own work, poetry, prose and there will be tea, coffee and biscuits.

Admission is 5 euro.

Featured reader for May will be Trim poet, Tommy Murray of the Meath Writers Circle, and for June, Orla Fay of the Boyne Writers Group.

1 comment:

Brigid O'Connor said...

Good luck with that, Michael. I've been in that book shop many times. Glad to see that Meath is embracing literature:)