Bellingen Poets in Nimbin 2010

Bellingen Poets in Nimbin 2010
Taking Home The World Cup!!!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Poet of Distinktion Poetry Slam April 8, Bello Bowlo

Calling all Slam Poets !

Bush Poets, Spoken Word Artists, Performance Art Writers, Sonic Bards, Punk, Rap & HipHop (sub)Urban Word Performers...

Is poetry extinkt or are YOU a Poet of Distinktion !

Express yourself! Tell your story, your way! Stand up and be counted!

Poets of Distinktion poetry Slam!

3 Rounds, 3 poems, 3 minutes max, 3 judges!

First prize $500, Runner up $100


As part of The Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival April 8-10 2011

Register at: (cost $10 payable on the night)

Poetry Reading last Friday of the Month in Bello Jan 28, 2011

The Bello Bards welcome any visitors and newcomers to the first reading of 2011. As usual it is the last Friday of the month. We will be meeting at 6pm Friday Jan 28th @ The Federal Hotel , upstairs on the veranda.

We will aslo be discussing our involvement in the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival which kicks off April 8-10. Elizabeth Routledge and Marty Guy will be organising The Poet of Distinktion Poetry Slam which will be happening at 8 pm Friday April 8 at The Bello Bowlo, to register for that go to the BRWF website : .

Peter Stone of Real Estate of Distinction is putting up $500 for the first prize, and Bellinen Cellars $100 for the Runner up... there will be a people's choice award as well. It will cost $10 to register.

Look forward to seeing you there.

Cheers Liz

Saturday, January 8, 2011


Another opportunity for Bello poets!
Anyone up for it?

January 28-30 2011
At Harringtonpart of the Manning River Summer festival
Mid North Coast NSW.

For conditions of entry and Competition Info

Performance and written poetry sections.
Ist Prize performance poetry $700

N.B. Entries close 21st Jan 2011