Thursday 10 October - Optional supper 7pm, Performance 8pm

Spoken Word at the Merlin presents

Green Platter

A lyrical celebration of the natural world with awareness of humanity’s urgent role in its preservation.
Poetry has always celebrated the environment and at this time of heightened awareness of our affinity with the land and seas, five superb poets will raise your spirits with this stirring presentation of eco-poetry. 

Rose Flint
Prize winning poet of nature and winner of the Littoral Press Competition for relating to nature, spirituality and the environment with her ‘spellbinding’ new collection Mapping the Borders.

Liv Torc
2019 BBC Somerset poet in residence for National Poetry Day, performance poet at Glastonbury Festival and WOMAD, director of the Hip Yak Poetry School whose poem about climate change The Human Emergency has gone viral across the world.

Dawn Gorman
Words & Ears organiser whose new pamphlet Instead, Let Us Say is published this autumn.

Deborah Harvey
Poet of landscape, nature & loss and member of IsamBards ‘Festival of Nature’ group

Rosie Jackson
Prize-winning poet, also reading a poem by Frome eco-activist Linda Perry  

Visuals by Julian Hight

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All tickets: £6.50
Please note that senior citizens are no longer automatically eligible for concessions. See our guidelines

Green Mezze by Jo Harrington will be served in the foyer before the performance: £8, pre-booking essential.