Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts

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A four-day international festival celebrating the finest poetry from around the world by some of poetry’s most acclaimed practitioners – featuring readings, lectures, workshops and multi-genre performances.

“The Newcastle festival is a truly international event in terms of the diversity of poets, breadth of vision and global and historical coherence.”

“The Newcastle Poetry Festival is one of the most exciting poetry festivals in the UK and above all, it is clear that it is a festival curated and delivered by poets and poetry-lovers.”

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Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.