Lyrics in Libraries is back!

Merton Council and Openhaus Community Arts are to stage another programme of poetic and musical events in the borough’s libraries from 15 – 26 April 2005.

The collaboration aims to bring the arts into libraries, and to challenge preconceptions about today’s modern library services. Therefore, people of all ages are encouraged to come along.

Details of the events are as follows:

Friday 15 April, 6.30pm, Wimbledon Library: £5/£4
Maestro’s Anne Pigalle and Philip Jeays will be performing.

Saturday 16 April, 12noon – 5pm, Morden Library: FREE!
Merton Mela will feature a multicultural day of music, song, poetry and food.

Tuesday 19 April, 6.30pm, Donald Hope Library (Colliers Wood): FREE!
Open mic poetry with all styles welcome. Sign up for slots on the night.

Thursday 21 April, 6.30pm, Donald Hope Library (Colliers Wood): FREE!
Madcap musician John Hegley will join performer Steve Lake in reciting poetry.

Tuesday 26 April, 6.30pm, Donald Hope Library (Colliers Wood): £5/£4
Momus and Caroline Martin will both be performing their songs.

For further details on the featured acts, and more information on Openhaus Community Arts, see their website, Alternatively, contact organizer Praveen Manghani on 0784 360 9170.

For the full addresses of the libraries, see the London Borough of Merton’s website