Friday, August 1, 2014: An invitation to join us in celebrating “The Arts of Peace”



Arts of peace revised cover 20 March







The first of August 1914 saw the beginning of the war that was to end all wars and which, instead, ushered in a century of armed conflicts. Two Rivers Press marks the centenary of the start of World War I with the publication of a new anthology, The Arts of Peace, edited by Peter Robinson and Adrian Blamires.

You are invited to join us….

When:  7:30pm, Friday 1 August, 2014

Where: Acton Court, Latteridge Road, Iron Acton, Bristol: for directions click here.

What:  Acton Court’s very special WW1 Event: Blast from the Past / Poems for Peace,  concert and poetry reading.

Cost: Tickets £12 | (£10 concessions); to purchase tickets before the show sells out, click here.

Acclaimed historical musicians, Blast from the Past, play songs from their new album, Smile! Smile! Smile!, a scintillating mixture of soldiersʼ songs, music hall numbers and war poems set to new and original compositions.

Poets will read their own new works from a new anthology, The Arts of Peace, and their favourites by WW1 poets. Readers include Peter Robinson, Adrian Blamires, Claire Dyer, Susan Utting, Ian House, Lesley Saunders and Allison McVety, winner of the National Poetry Competition 2011.