Mordon Tower - the life of poetry

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    "...In 1964 Connie Pickard took out the lease for the Morden Tower and with Tom Pickard organised the first poetry readings. In 2004 the tower celebrated its 40th anniversary, read Building a Tower of Poetic Strength by Newcastle Journal celebrating the event. The very simple architecture of the of the room and its intimate scale - it's roughly circular, and holds up to 50 people at most when sitting comfortably - has through the years ensured for poets a space and atmosphere in which they have been able to achieve a direct communication with their audience...."
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 6 months ago
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