John Hewitt Exhibition

01/04/2017

John Hewitt's Ulster-Scots Tradition - Every Townland Earned its Name in Song

Burnavon, Cookstown

1st April to 29th April 2017

A touring exhibition on the  influences that have shaped Ulster-Scots poetry has been launched by Ulster University.  Consisting of a state of the art series of panels that tell the story of John Hewitt's fascination for the poetry of the Rhyming Weavers, this exhibition traces the history of the Scots language in Ulster and how it became an integral part of the poetry of local poets.



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