SWC 50th Anniversary

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Tickets now available for £2!

If buying on the door, only cash will be accepted. We reserve the right to turn visitors away if capacity is reached.

-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 and snacks available to purchase on the day, from (TBC)

-Confirmed Guest List- updated as more confirmed

TimeOpen MicAuthor Tables
Christine BuxtonSean Heslin (SWC Creative Activities + Books)
Tom GeorgeThe Endless Story Scroll
John WilmingtonCarole Baldock – Orbis
Jennifer CavanaghAlan Ebenezer -Broken Spine
Ian MartinJennifer Juniper (Creative Activities)
Grahame LloydMargaret Holbrook
Chris CotteeJude Lennon
Dr Val Williamson – “Sagas and Southport ” (TBC)Make It Write
Dr Phyllis Brighouse – A one-act play
Allison Patten
Jennifer Juniper
Kerry Montgomery (TBC)
Zoe Dalton
Jean Pickles
Alan Ebenezer
Ruth Cave (proxy)
Margaret Holbrook
Patrick Druggan
Helen Patten
Jude Lennon
Malcolm Terry
Helen Jeffery
Alan Barnes
Alan Williams

-Event Map-

-Safety Info-

There is a first aid kit available on site and several trained first aiders available.

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.


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General Admission
Southport Writers' Circle