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Events: StAnza 2009

Children's Events

Children's EventsStAnza has always featured events for young poetry fans. From readings by children’s authors to staged performances, they are targeted at the age groups specified in the listings.

Poets and postgraduate poetry students also make school visits prior to the festival and the festival organisation is actively involved in work with teachers on developing poetry teaching skills. StAnza runs an annual Children’s Poetry Competition open to children resident in Fife or who attend Fife schools.

Wed 18 - Sun 22 March | Children's Poetry Competition Display
Winning junior poets from Fife Schools
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Foyers

Sat 21 March | Children’s Show
Carol Ann Duffy & music from John Sampson
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Sun 22 March | The Land of Counterpane
Children’s Show (Age 7+): An afternoon of Robert Louis Stevenson themed poetry and play with Robert Crawford, Sara Lodge & Bill Manhire
The Town Hall, Queens Gardens – Supper Room

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