Interchange for National Poetry Day
Thursday 4 October
13:08-14:28 Huddersfield to Sheffield
14:35-15:50 Sheffield to Huddersfield
Interchange was a participative poetry event on the Penistone Line for National Poetry Day 2018
People could embark at any station on the Penistone Line to hear poetry and writing curated by the Dwell Time artist collective and to join in with words of their own, either brought to the event or written on postcards provided at the event. Each participant receives a limited edition pin badge.
All contributions will be included on the Dwell Time blog and considered for publishing in the Dwell Time newspaper.
In to change
Change your mind
Change your life
Change your Thursday
Change your head space
Change your view, as the world gently slides on by
Letting off steam
As it says in the song, “Change your heart, look around you, change your heart, it will astound you.” Can we change your heart with Interchange?
Poems read on the Penistone Line for Interchange include (in no particular order):
Young Man at a Window by Patti Mckenna-Jones
Heart -Journey by Patti Mckenna-Jones (2018)
Tania Robertson – Bamboo Junction
MORPHINE by Roderick Huw Evans
A NUT ELEGY by Roderick Huw Evans
Cut Up/Found Poetry Workshop at Creative Barnsley
Kidding around on a train by Gill Melling
The benefits of being a sieve by Ben NCM
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
A Change of Menu by Banjo Paterson
The Seedling by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Caterpillar by Christina Rossetti
Elegy Iii: Change by John Dunne
Change by Kathleen Jessie Raine
The Way Through the Woods – Rudyard Kipling
Child’s Song in Spring by E. Nesbit
Change Upon Change by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
plus selected poems by Amanda Samm, Lenny Szrama and Joan.
Dwell Time is a newspaper of art, poetry and writing reflecting on mental wellbeing. It is curated by artists Alice Bradshaw, Vanessa Haley and Lenny Szrama and produced for the Penistone Line in partnership with the Penistone Line Partnership.
Interchange is a Dwell Time event for National Poetry Day produced in partnership with Hear My Voice, Creative Recovery Barnsley and Penistone Line Partnership.
Hear My Voice is funded by Barnsley TUC Training Ltd with additional support from Barnsley Museums. For the latest Hear My Voice events visit: http://www.barnsley-museums.com/hear-my-voice-