Lyric lounge host festival

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A DAY-LONG feast of words, poetry, performance, music and fun is set to transform a Chesterfield venue.

The Donut Creative Arts Centre in Spring Bank Road is throwing open its doors to leading international poet John Agard, with writing workshops, a showcase by pupils from Springwell College in Staveley and an open mic session on Saturday May 12.

The day kicks off at 10am.

The evening session begins at 7pm, featuring young people from the college sharing poetry and pieces they have been preparing for around six weeks.

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