The Ken Vincent Poetry Competition
All information can be found on the Poetry Competition page.
This year the Tea Tree Gully Poetry Festival officially opens Friday 18 October at a special launch event hosted at The Gully Public House and Garden (formerly Tea Tree Gully Hotel). The launch event will feature recitals from well-known local poets, a humorous poetic open mic, raffle, door prizes and more!
- Friday 18 October 7pm for 7.30pm start
- The Gully Public House and Garden
- Open mic
For those who would like to bring a poem or two to read during the Open Mic session, the time allocation is 3 minutes per reader. If you would like your poetry to be included in the anthology, please bring a hard copy of your poem/s with your name, phone number and email address, for the editors.
A selection of poems will be included in the Festival’s Anthology.
Informal poetry workshops at Tea Tree Gully Library.
Workshop facilitators TBC
- Saturday 19 October – 2-4pm
- Saturday 9 November – 2-4pm
- Both workshops will be held at Tea Tree Gully Library
The Festival officially closes on Wednesday November 20 at Cafe Paradiso where the Festival Committee provides a festival overview, and we present prizes to the poetry competition winners!
- Wednesday 20 November 5-7pm
- Paradiso Cocktail Bar