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August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Partner Event
  • Poetry

Poetry in Lockdown

HMP / YOI Chelmsford

Venue:

Chelmsford Library, County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1QH
Tickets:
Free

Box Office:

Essex Book Festival
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During the lockdown in 2020 prisoners at HMP/YOI Chelmsford were invited to write poems about how lockdown made them feel and the difficulties they faced. The project was a great success with over 70 wonderful entries.

To ensure the project to be inclusive to all, the project was opened out to those who prefer to express themselves creatively with drawings representing ‘hope’ and a further 90 fantastic entries were received.

The poems have now been made into a short book. Join us at this free drop in event to launch this inspiring and reflective collection of poems and see some of the artwork created during a challenging period.

Venue: Chelmsford Library, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH

Tickets: Free

Venue

Chelmsford Library
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1QH
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033301 32634

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Hearing Loop: Essex Book Festival has a mobile Roger Pen hearing loop system, which can be booked by individuals in advance at least three days before the event.

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