Tales In Shop Windows

Poetry Trail written by Sarah Miller

Shop windows in Dalton Town Centre :: Free

‘Tales in Shop Windows’ is a commissioned poem for Dalton LitFest 2017. It sees a return to Dalton from poet Sarah Miller who has been working with the people of Dalton to produce a brand new poem celebrating the town.

You can read the poem across shop windows in Dalton town centre.

Sarah Miller is a Salford based poet and playwright who grew up in Dalton and went to Dowdales School. In the last thirty years, she has led thousands of writing and drama workshops, taught creative writing, worked as a theatre director, deviser, dramaturg and mentor and performed her work from South Cumbria to West Africa. One of her poems is carved into a pathway at Channelside Haven in Barrow.

Sarah was an editor of Best of Manchester Poets 2 (Puppywolf Press), has written and devised over thirty plays, worked in many anthologies, performed spoken word, collaborated with musicians, artists, actors, dancers and communities.


To follow the ‘Tales in Shop Windows’ poetry trail, start at The Full Octave music shop and follow the map, finishing at Elegance by Jayne.

Read the finished poem at daltonlitfest.org after the festival weekend.

Click on the map to view larger.