Creative Cricklewood and London Irish Centre host WB Yeats event

Work in progress: a painting of WB Yeats that Creative Cricklewood member Pat Bonner will display at the event. All members are invited to take part

Work in progress: WB Yeats canvas that CC member Pat Bonner will display the Irish Centre in Camden, August 20th. All CC members are invited to contribute to the event.

Creative Cricklewood is hosting an event at the London Irish Centre as part of the #Yeats2015 celebration, the 150th birth anniversary of WB Yeats.

The event is being organised by Chair of Creative Cricklewood, Orna Ross, in partnership with The London Irish Centre, which will be the venue for the evening.

Performers include award-winning Jazz vocalist Christine Toibin; Damien Brennan, Immediate Past President of Yeats Society; Aisling Fahy, Young Poet Laureate to London; Irish Senator Susan O’Keeffe, Chair of Yeats2015, a year-long national and international celebration of WB Yeats and Daniel Mulhall, UK Irish Ambassador. Also a film-poem produced by Shevaun Wilder for #Yeats2015, featuring actor Michael Gambon. and a recording of WB Yeats himself reading “Inishfree”.

There will also be poetry gifts: “Poems on the Underground” posters and free ebooks of Orna Ross’s Yeats novel, “Her Secret Rose” for the first 100 tickets sold.

It promises to be an unforgettable night, fusing poetry, music and magic.

Members of Creative Cricklewood are invited to show their art and provide interval and post-show entertainment.

Do join us.

Tickets to attend: £8 in advance, £10 on door. Those contributing to the event: Free