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Monday, October 14, 2019


The Lemon Tree will present the 10th Poetry Collective on October 26, 2019.

The programme features poetry and people from diverse roots (creative, academic and other spaces). Guest speakers will be Dr Eubulus Timothy and Professor Heidi van Rooyen who will offer their insight into Poetry and Art. There will be a Poetry Performance by Farah Sayed and Percussion by Richard Ellis Forests of Sounds.

There will also be an Open Mic session.

Poetry People is a sub-project of The Lemon Tree based in eThekwini Durban. The project was founded in December 2017, to create platforms to unify poetry and people from diverse origins whilst raising awareness on the environment.

This is achieved through organising local poetry events, taking the Collective to unconventional spaces; book launches; Welcoming spoken word and published poets and Open mic sessions. There are also presentations; live percussion; workshops; conversations and networking sessions for people from all walks of life.

The Lemon Tree has taken the Collective to museums, cafes, parks, libraries, boardrooms, classrooms, cultural spaces as well as national gardens in and around KZN. To date they have featured poets from all walks life , musicians, artists, doctors, publishers, researchers, writers to care-givers, physicists and government officials, to name a few.

The 10th Poetry Collective will start at 14h00 on October 26, at The Office 97, 97 Innes Road in Durban. Entrance R90 online (R120 at the door - cash) Bank: FNB Acc No, 62745772253, Branch Code 250655.

Proceeds go towards the project and charity.

For more information contact director and founder Farah Sayed on 074 543 6473 or email: