Authors, Book Fair at the Festival of the Arts, Festival of the Arts Oct 24-26, Northumberland Hills, Poetry at the Festival of the Arts Oct 25 and 26 2019, Spirit of the Hills

FREE Events at FOTA

“The arts can create beauty, excite audiences, provoke passionate debate and build bridges between people.” Susan Statham, President, Spirit of the Hills Arts

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Join us at the Festival of the Arts on October 24 to 26, where many events are FREE ADMISSION:

Friday October 25, 1:30 p.m: Poetry workshop by acclaimed Cobourg poets Wally Keeler, Ted Amsden (poet laureate emeritus), and Toronto poet Dane Swan.

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Ted Amsden (poet laureate emeritus)

Friday, 1 p.m. and again Saturday 9:30 a.m:  Artists from Northumberland and nearby regions share beautiful and exciting works, from books to creations by visual artists and artisans. (Festival feature – All original paintings: $75.)

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Painting by Victoria Terry
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Painting by Helen van Poorten
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Fibre art by Beth Willoughby

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Blog Photo - FOTA Peggy Portrait and Book Poster

Saturday Lunchtime:  Buy an inexpensive bag lunch and join in passionate debate and idea-sharing in the Sharing across the Arts panel.

Ticketed events (Registration Required): 

Saturday 2 p.m: Poetry, Music and Video —  WORDS ON A WIRE:  $10

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m:  Arts Workshops: $25 

Thursday & Friday 7:15 p.m:  Drama and Dance: $25 

Saturday, 7:15 p.m: Book Launch and Concert: $25 

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TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:

Let’s Talk Books in Cobourg on King east of Division

OR PURCHASE ONLINE at:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/festival-of-the-arts-2019-tickets-66677208325

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