Strokestown Poetry Festival
27th April – 1st May 2017
2017 Ticketed Events: Please click on the event below that you would like to buy a ticket for
An evening with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Vincent Woods – 8.30pm, Saturday 29th April, The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.
Headline event – An evening with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Vincent Woods, 8.30pm, Saturday 29th April 2017, The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.
‘Stretch out the Thread‘: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, current Ireland Professor of Poetry in conversation with poet and broadcaster, Vincent Woods. Eiléan will also read a selection of poems.
Music by Patsy Hanly (flute) & John Carty (fiddle).
“An Invitation To Poetry”
The Strokestown International Poetry Festival was founded in 1999. It takes place annually on the first weekend of May, in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. The weekend provides a world-renowned forum for excellence in poetry. Strokestown is famous for the large audiences that attend all readings and allied to the welcome, the friendliness and the scenery, the weekend is an unforgettable experience and a thrilling immersion in contemporary poetry.