Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta 2015 – Programme

Two Seasons Guest House, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth

Saturday, May 23, 2015

PROGRAMME

MC:  Fabian Thomas

9:00: Gates open: Recorded Talk – a mix of the spoken word and music

10:30 Fiesta Entree

10:35 Tell me the story:

Michael Bucknor, Public Orator and Head, Department of Literatures in English, UWI Mona Campus

Roma Richardson: Gloria Lyn Memorial Prize winner, reading from Gloria Lyn’s, Memories from a Jamaican Village, in Ray Chen’s The Shopkeepers

Marjanne Lyn, Co-founder of the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund

10:55 Woman Peaba: Gwyneth Harold Davidson; Carol Dunn

11:15 Man Peaba: Victor Chang, Easton Lee, Eddie Baugh

12:00 Drummers

12:05 Poet Laureate: Mervyn Morris

12:20 Lunch/Open mic/Presentation by Trees that Feed Foundation/Sponsors speak

1:30 Gully Root: Play – Devon

1:45 Lemon Grass: Peta Gaye Williams, Cherry Natural, Amina Blackwood Meeks, Dingo

2:25 Lily Root: Mandisa Parnell

2:35 Drummers

2:40 Three-foot-three: Performance from the Children’s programme

2:50 Belly Root: Annie Paul, Tanya Shirley, Sharon Leach

3:20 The Famous Grandy: Lorna Goodison

4:00 Fiesta Farewell

Children’s programme: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. co-ordinated by Ingrid Blackwood.

 

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