Love is in the air for Mexborough folk

NSYT-Valentine's Day event, Interior's. Ian Parks

NSYT-Valentine's Day event, Interior's. Ian Parks

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Love was in the air in Mexborough as residents gathered for a special event to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Couples gathered in the tea and coffee room area of Interiors on Saturday afternoon for the ‘From Mexborough With Love’ event.

Musician Alan Wood serenaded visitors sat at candle-lit tables while poet Ian Parks recited original love poems, created by members of the Mexborough Read to Write Group.

The event was organised by the Doncaster-based Right Up Our Street organisation, which promotes arts-themed events across the borough.

Mr Parks, the Right Up Our Street arts development officer for Mexborough, said: “The Mexborough Read to Write group meets at Interiors every Wednesday from 1pm onwards - so it seemed the perfect place to host this event. It was great to see the community get together to enjoy poetry and song.”

For details about arts events in the area visit www.rightupourstreet.org.uk