National Poetry Day
Bradford poets celebrate National Poetry Day 2019
A group of poets from the district have come together on Bradford’s Big Screen to mark National Poetry Day.
National Poetry Day is a UK-wide celebration of poetry taking place every October – we are in our fourth year of celebrating the day. Each year there’s a different theme and in 2019 the theme is Truth. To coincide with Bradford UNESCO City of Film’s 10th Anniversary, our five poets deliver the truth about Bradford’s film and TV heritage through the power of poetry.
The films will run at 10am, 2pm, 4pm and 8pm on the Big Screen on Thursday 3 October, and will then be scheduled in general programming until the end of the year.
The films have been produced by Bradford UNESCO City of Films in partnership with Bradford Libraries.
For more information about the book that the poems have been taken from please visit Yaffle Press.
If you can’t get down to the screen you can watch the films here.
Black Hand Boys by Mark Connors from Bradford UNESCO City of Film on Vimeo.
JB by Mike Farren from Bradford UNESCO City of Film on Vimeo.
Weathering by Joanna Sedgwick from Bradford UNESCO City of Film on Vimeo.
Bradford City Hall by Lorna Faye Dunsire from Bradford UNESCO City of Film on Vimeo.
Getting into City Hall by Jill Lambert from Bradford UNESCO City of Film on Vimeo.