The Batley Poets have held two events
this year to mark Interfaith Week 2019.
The two-hour events, in Batley and
Huddersfield, were held to bring together a diverse group of individuals and
poets to share in the universality of poetry that binds them all.
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The Bench Poets have had a
successful first season promoting ‘Happy to Natter’ benches across Kirklees.
Benches are used every day by
thousands of people to have lunch, read, or just pass the time. Often, people
sit in silence or by themselves, but a bench is more than just a place to sit.
It is a powerful tool to bring people together, even if it is just for a
moment. This is the principle behind the ‘Happy to Natter’ benches initiative
from Kirklees Community Plus.
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