Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Locked in Beauty - a Wor Language Event: A tribute to Bill Griffiths

Introduced by Bill Lancater with readings by; Maggie O' Sullivan, John Seed, Alan Halsey, Clive Fencott, Trevor Joyce, Collin Simms, Peter Manson, Tom Pickard and Lee Hall. - All event photos here http://flickr.com/photos/mordentower/sets/

Monday, 8 December 2008

Locked in Beauty - a Wor Language Event: Saturday 13 December - 3.00pm - 9.00pm

Join us on Saturday when we celebrate the life and work of Bill Griffiths. Friends and admirers come together in the Morden Tower to share their memories, read from his and their work in tribute to a much loved friend, poet and promoter of the Geordie vernacular.

Introduced by Bill Lancaster who will talk about the 'Wor Language Project' and Bill Griffith's extraordinary contribution to the region's awareness of its dialect inheritance.

Follwed by contributions and readings form Clive Fencott, Lee Hall, Alan Halsey, Trevor Joyce, Peter Manson, Maggie O'Sullivan, Tom Pickard, John Seed and Colin Simms promise to make this a rich and memorable tribute to Bill Griffiths.

A wide selection of Griffith's publications including poetry and
dialect will be on display from 3.00pm and available for purchase

Light refreshments will be available at the Tower