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Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival Collection

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The Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival was founded in 1954 as a summer series of readings and is ongoing. The Collection consists of leaflets and programmes for individual readings. Sponsored and presented by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, readings are held at a number of venues. Directors of the Festival: 1954-1955 Christopher Hassall 1956-1960 John Carroll 1961-1964 Patrick Garland 1965 Patrick Marquand 1966-1967 Douglas Cleverdon 1968 Michael Bakewell 1969-1971 Douglas Cleverdon 1972- Roger Pringle For locationL See SR1 P70.3