For the most up to date information visit the official Poetry in the Park website.
Watch for the New PIP Poster! Updated 2017 Lineup!!!
Poetry in the Park is back again for another great season of spoken words. Come check us out every Wednesday in July and August at the Bandshell in beautiful Queen’s Park!
Summer 2016 Lineup:
July 6 Jordan Abel, Joanne Arnott & Ray Hsu
July 13 Candice James & Geoff Nilson
July 20 Elizabeth Bachinsky & Erin Kirsh
July 27 Cecily Nicholson, Manolis & Kevin Spenst
August 3 Jónína Kirton & RC Weslowski
August 10 Kyle McKillop & Timothy Shay
August 17 Susan McCaslin & Rob Taylor
August 24 Raoul Fernandes & Johnny MacRae
August 31 Wayde Compton & Renee Saklikar
Each summer, crowds gather at the Queen’s Park Bandshell to listen to our talented feature poets and outstanding open mic!
The 2015 season is now complete, but check this space in the spring for the 2016 lineup.
Want to relive the glory? 2015 was another stellar year on the Queen’s Park bandstand. We saw:
|July 1||Phinder Dulai & Kevin Spenst||Kyle McKillop|
|July 8||Jonina Kirton & Manolis||Janet Kvammen|
|July 15||Kayla Czaga, Bernice Lever, & Catherine Owen||Aidan Chafe|
|July 22||Raoul Fernandes & Cecily Nicholson||Alan Hill|
|July 29||Daniela Elza, Franci Louann, & Lara Varesi||Deborah Kelly|
|August 5||Dennis E. Bolen, Fortunate Sonya, & Timothy Shay||Ashok Bhargava|
|August 12||Bonnie Nish, Elaine Woo, & Deanna Young||Lilija Valis|
|August 19||Jude Neale & Sylvia Taylor||Aidan Chafe|
|August 26||Candice James & Celeste Snowber||Kyle McKillop|
Venue: the Queen’s Park Bandshell in New Westminster (find the exact location on Google here)
Schedule: weekly on Wednesdays in July and August (check the Events Calendar)
Format: 2 feature poets and an open mic
Social media: join the Poetry in the Park Facebook group!
Poetry in the Park runs rain or shine!
In the event of rain, Poetry in the Park moves just a few steps away to the Arts Council New West gallery, located behind the bandshell, by the totem pole across the park’s road.