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Poetry Day: Dinosaur Poetry

Saturday 16th March 11am

Venue: The Herbarium, 5-7 Great John St, Lancaster, LA1 1NQ

Tickets: £6 per child (under 11) accompanying adults come free!

Tickets can be purchased in a variety of ways: AVAILABLE NOW!

Online: VIC Ticketbox

In Person: Lancaster & Morecambe Visitor Information Centres

By phone: 01524 582394/ 01524 582808

Just how big is a dinosaur’s egg? And how many six-year-olds could a T-Rex eat? Immerse   yourself in a time when dinosaurs walked the earth and get Cretaceously creative by writing your own dino poem. Join us for an interactive reading and workshop led by Richard O’Brien, editor of The Emma Press anthology DRAGONS OF THE PRIME: Poems About Dinosaurs.

Richard O’Brien’s publications include ‘The Emmores’ (The Emma Press, 2014) and ‘A Bloody Mess’ (Valley Press, 2015), and work in a range of magazines and anthologies. Richard won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2017, and currently works as a Teaching Fellow in Shakespeare and Creativity at the University of Birmingham. He is also a commissioning editor at the Emma Press, and the Birmingham Poet Laureate 2018-2020. His writing for children has appeared in a number of Emma Press anthologies.