Family Sunday: Culture and Poetry


Date: Sunday, September 24
Time: 1:00 – 3:30pm
Cost: FREE, Drop-in.

Drop-in and join Ty the Poetess, Barrie’s new Poet Laureate for a creative writing workshop where poetry and one’s culture will be used to spark creativity. Leave with a deeper understanding of your own culture and a new poetic piece to take home.

Tyneisha Thomas is Barrie’s Poet Laureate for the 2022-2026 term. Also known as Ty the Poetess, Ty is the first BIPOC poet and mother to hold this prestigious title in the City of Barrie. Ty uses poetry to heal, inspire and support those in the Simcoe County community, and GTA areas and is an internationally known spoken word artist and author. Follow Ty on social media using the handle @tythepoetess

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