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Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Thu 28 - Sun 31 Mar

The act of storytelling is an act of profound generosity and in 2019 Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival is thrilled to welcome some truly gifted storytellers as they gather to celebrate the transformative power of words.

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Tradoodle

Tradoodle

Fri 29 Mar, 10am & 12pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, The Studio

Join Eithne Ní Chatháin (Inni-K) with Joanna Williams, Little Bigtop in this specially-created performance for Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, young imaginations will be enthralled by some of our best-loved bedtime songs such as Seoithín Seothó and Dún do Shúile, as well as lullabies from other cultures and traditions.

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The Legend of Kevin

The Legend of Kevin

Fri 29 Mar, 11am

Schools Event
Venue: Pavilion Theatre

Who doesn’t love ponies? Especially roly-poly ponies who can fly? Come meet Kevin, the four-legged, two-winged hero of The Legend of Kevin.

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Poetry Workshop with Damian Gorman

Poetry Workshop with Damian Gorman

Fri 29 Mar, 11am

Venue: dlr LexIcon Level 5, Meeting Room 2

Damian Gorman is one of Northern Ireland’s most successful and versatile contemporary writers. For Mountains to Sea he has designed a workshop for adult writers at any level who wish to take what is in them to write outside of themselves, ‘into the company of strangers’.

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Age of Anger

Age of Anger

Fri 29 Mar, 6.30pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world―from American shooters and ISIS to Donald Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media?

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Notions

Notions

Fri 29 Mar, 9.30pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, The Studio

Constantly inventive and unerringly precise, the poems in John Kelly’s debut collection reveal an author at home with both the stand-alone lyric and the longer, apparently improvisational pieces that contribute so much to this book’s extraordinary brio and style.