Poetry festival at Sewerby Hall

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Sewerby Hall, in Bridlington, plays host to the annual Bridlington Poetry Festival from Friday June 14 to Sunday June 16.

Leeds-based poet and artistic director of the festival Antony Dunn has programmed three days of performances, talks, and film screenings.

Among those taking part are Jo Shapcott, winner of the 2010 Costa Book of the Year, Jackie Kay, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, Don Paterson, twice winner of the TS Eliot Prize, and Helen Mort. This year sees the launch of the Bridlington Poetry Festival Summer School,