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Abbey Square
Chester, United Kingdom

January 2022

Spaces: A Poetry Workshop

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cathedral Library, Abbey Square
Chester, United Kingdom
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Space is not mere absence. The spaces we inhabit range from connecting to enclosed; sacred, working, commercial or domestic; inner or outer; loose or tight, liminal or even lost. Poetry, too, is a form characterised by its use of space alongside the written word. In this workshop we will focus on the impact that spaces in our environment make on us, and the effects we create on the page with poetic ‘white space.’ There will be the opportunity to move…

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March 2022

Lent Poetry Discussion Group

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cathedral Library, Abbey Square
Chester, United Kingdom
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Lent Poetry Discussion Group Lent challenges Christians to deepen their spiritual life, often through taking on a particular discipline or practise.  Our Lent poetry meetings are an invitation to use the season to explore the Christian faith from a poetic angle.  Over five weeks we will read, respond and reflect on poems that express aspects of the Christian journey: prayer, lamentation and praise; brokenness and hope; discipleship, work and rest, and the Lenten season itself.  We will look at poets…

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Constellations on the Page: A Poetry Workshop

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cathedral Library, Abbey Square
Chester, United Kingdom
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Constellations on the Page: A Poetry Workshop Whatever the elements we use, art is made as we choose and arrange them in relationship to one another to create a unique whole. This poetry workshop will link up with the Constellations Mosaic Exhibition in the Cathedral Chapter House as we ex-plore ways of honing and patterning our words into poems. We will meet one of its curators, Aleta Doran our Artist-in-Residence and co-curator of the exhibition, and use what we hear…

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