Poetry raising funds for charity

Friday 4 May 2012

A poetry charity night is being held in Glasgow to raise funds for to support Oxfam’s work with rural communities. The event, supporting the project Old MacDonald had a Farm for Africa, will take place on Friday 18th May at 7:30 pm at the Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, and it promises to be a memorable evening, with a great line up of poets taking part. Confirmed so far are Liz Lochhead, Alasdair Gray , Douglas Dunn, Bernard MacLaverty, Aonghas Macneacail, Rab Wilson, Gerrie Fellows , Miriam Gamble, Peter Mckay, Gerry Cambridge, Tawona Sithole, Robyn Marsack, Eleanor Livingstone, Lesley Duncan, and Jim Carruth.

It is a very special night and for a very good cause. The event will be limited to only 100 people. Tickets cost £10 and can be bought at the Oxfam Bookshop on Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow, or by phoning 0141 248 9176 (ask for Gillian).  For more information e-mail jim@carruth.freeserve.co.uk or to make a donation visit www.justgiving.com/Jim-Carruth