SWC 50th Anniversary

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-General Info-

To celebrate 50 years of encouraging the written and spoken word, SWC are hosting a literary festival with Open Mic, author tables, creative activities and more. Message us if you would like to book a slot or table!

There will be favourites such as The Endless Story Scroll, a range of poetry, plays and prose as well as plenty of local authors and businesses to meet and greet.

Will be taking place Sunday 28th August 2022, 10-4pm at Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road (see below map)

There will be a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and homemade cakes available to purchase on the day (cash only).

-Confirmed Guest List-

Provisional Timings – Subject to change

TimeOpen MicAuthor Tables
10:00Sean Heslin (SWC Creative Activities + Books)
10:10Christine BuxtonThe Endless Story Scroll
10:20Helen JefferyCarole Baldock – Orbis
10:30John WilmingtonAlan Parry -Broken Spine
10:40Ian MartinJen Corcoran (Creative Activities)
10:50Jude LennonMarianne Welsh
11:00BREAKJude Lennon
11:10Sheila CorneliusMake It Write
11:20Zoe DaltonRebecca Kenny – Bent Key
11:30Allison Patten
11:40Jen Corcoran
11:50Kerry Montgomery
12:20Dr Phyllis Brighouse et al
– One-act play “Auld Lang Syne”
13:10Jean Pickles
13:20Alan Parry
13:30Ruth Cave (proxy reader)
13:40Carole Baldock
13:50Patrick Druggan
14:10Helen Patten
14:20Chris Cottee
14:30Tom George
14:40Alan Barnes
14:50Alan Williams
15:10Marianne Welsh
15:20Pamela Stocker
15:30Lindy Newns
Tricia Robinson
Malcolm Terry

-Event Map-

-Safety Info-

There is parking available on site but if the car park becomes full, there is some limited public parking nearby (please be mindful of any residential restrictions) or Meols Cop Retail Park is approx 5 minutes walk from the venue.

Facemasks are encouraged but not mandatory and there will be hand-sanitizer available.

There is a first aid kit available on site and several trained first aiders will be in attendance.

Anybody deemed to be causing a dangerous disruption will be asked to leave.

In case of emergency, the gathering point will be in the adjacent car park.

Southport Writers' Circle