Our Worcestershire Event for NPD.
Voices of 1919.
Celebrate National Poetry Day in Worcestershire.
Voices of 1919
Autumn in Malvern Festival
Elmslie House, 8 Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AG
Tickets £8.00 available from Malvern Theatres
The Box Office, Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern WR14 3HB – telephone 01684 892 277
VOICES OF 1919
The Great War is over. In the Spring of 1919 the village of Oakby awaits the return of survivors. Each household has its own story. Through the words of 20 contemporary poets, we hear the voices of villagers struggling to recall their past, to understand the present and to imagine the future.
The Armistice, signed on 11th November 1918, signalled the end of The Great War, but most involved in the fighting would not be returning for months.
This poetry is not about the trenches and battles but is, in the main, the thoughts of those who didn’t go to war –…
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