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During Ledbury Poetry Festival , we will be collaborating with Sustainable Ledbury to host the Kids' Poetry Fayre - an afternoon brimming with activities designed to engage young minds with the natural world and the written word.  The event is free for all to join, and will be running from 2-5PM, Saturday 2nd July! Activities include : - Wildlife music workshop with renowned local composer Liz Dilnot-Johnson - Hapa zome flower bunting workshop with Sustainable Ledbury - Poe-tree workshop with Nic Sims, Pot & Page - Poetry feather workshop with Caroline Green, Take4 Gallery - Seed Planting workshop with Sustainable Ledbury During the afternoon, our fantastic panel of judges - Sara Jane-Arbury, Sarah Hilary and Charlie Eden will also be announcing the winners of the Looking After Our World   children's poetry competition.  See you there! 


What does wildlife mean to you?  The Tale of the Bird and the Tree is a participatory art project seeking to answer this question for the people of Ledbury and those who visit our historic streets over the course of Ledbury Poetry Festival . This public art project hopes to bring us together as a community and encourage us to better connect with the natural world around us. We will be donating profits from this project to Sustainable Ledbury - a local group dedicated to preserving the natural world around us, with the intent that this project can both engage us with nature and provide practical support to help minimise our impact on our surroundings.   So how does it work?   Two art installations are in creation to spark this conversation - The Bird (by Caroline Green) at Take4 Gallery and The Tree  (by Nic Sims) at Pot & Page . These pieces will be available to view and contribute to throughout the festival. Add your own voice to the project by contributing feathers to th