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LGBT Poetry at Bolton Museum

  • Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent Bolton, England, BL1 United Kingdom (map)
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Bolton Museum is hosting a celebration of LGBT poetry to coincide with their exhibition Desire, Love Identity in Bolton. 

Special guests include Dominic Berry & Rosie Garland, who will read some of their LGBT themed poems.

Rosie is a novelist, poet and singer with a passion for language nurtured by libraries. She is currently the writer in residence at the John Rylands Library in Manchester.


Dominic writes theatrical poetry for people of all ages and has toured his dynamic spoken word around the world. He is the current Glastonbury Festival Poet in Residence.

You are welcomed to read poems during the event during an Open Mic section. Any poems read should reflect diversity, inclusion & and aspects of LGBT life. 


The event will take place in the exhibition - Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories in Bolton showcases Bolton’s LGBT history and personal stories alongside world treasures from the British Museum. 

Complimentary refreshments including wine will be served from 6pm, and the museum will be kept open late should you wish to explore the Museum before the Poetry evening.

To book this free event please book on Eventbrite at the link below.

Earlier Event: April 6
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