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March 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Presentation of My Europe – A Patrician Press Anthology

by Patricia Borlenghi


Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High Street
Colchester, CO1 1JH
Booking essential via Eventbrite

All are welcome to this panel discussion on Europe and the arts. The focus of the debate will be on the future of the arts after Brexit locally in Essex, the UK and in Europe in general.

Guests on the panel include Anthony Roberts from Colchester Arts Centre, author Liz Trenow, Uwe Derksen Director of liberal arts school in Margate, artist Joanna Jones, and Alex Mayer MEP, chaired by poet Mark Brayley.


About My Europe

This diverse and varied anthology of poems, short stories and essays includes contributions by Canon Giles Fraser, Helena Kennedy QC, Lemn Sissay, George Szirtes and Stephen Timms MP.

My Europe is one attempt to get the story straight, to explore the idea and the reality of Europe and our place in it, through a variety of sources – expert scrutiny, fiction, poetry, drama and personal testimony.

The editors are Anna Johnson who edited the Refugees and Peacekeepers Anthology, and Patrician Press author, Anna Vaught.





Lewis Gardens, High Street
Colchester, CO1 1JH

Hearing Loop: Firstsite does not have a hearing loop system in this room.

Essex Book Festival has a mobile Roger Pen hearing loop system, which needs to be booked by individuals in advance at least five days before the event. If you would like to use the Roger Pen email [email protected]