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Trowbridge Stanza – Guest Poets and Open-Mic April 7

I organise a Poetry Society Stanza which meets every month (first Saturday of each month, 2-4pm) at Drawing Projects UK, Bridge House, Trowbridge. Join us on April 7th to hear two wonderful poets read, and bring some poems for the open-mic.  Everyone welcome.  This event was originally planned for March but had to be re-scheduled… Continue reading Trowbridge Stanza – Guest Poets and Open-Mic April 7

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Wordplay: A Poetry Broadcast from Visual Radio Arts, Frome

On Saturday I was one of four poets invited to read some poems to camera at Visual Radio Arts in Frome, Somerset.  Our reading was streamed to Facebook and is available to watch below.  The four poets are Dawn Gorman, Jennie Gilling, Louise Green and me, and the broadcast was hosted by Crysse Morrison. Visual… Continue reading Wordplay: A Poetry Broadcast from Visual Radio Arts, Frome

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Notes from Cardiff Poetry Festival

I was in Cardiff all weekend at the first poetry festival there (according to publicity but this seems astonishing, if true!) organised by Seren Books.  I posted pictures over at my Instagram  and here are a few snippets from my notebook.  I enjoyed most of the festival, some readings more than others, inevitably.  I was… Continue reading Notes from Cardiff Poetry Festival

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Poetry@Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge, Saturday March 3

  Come to hear two fabulous poets read in Trowbridge on Saturday, March 3rd, 2pm- 4pm.  Open-mic contributions welcome.  Drawing Projects UK is in Bridge House, Stallard Street, Trowbridge, next to Trowbridge train station. Dawn Gorman is a poet and editor who devises and runs community arts events, including the reading series Words & Ears,… Continue reading Poetry@Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge, Saturday March 3

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Primers Poets Volume Two at Drawing Projects UK

I wanted to say how much I enjoyed hearing Ben Bransfield, Cynthia Miller, and Marvin Thompson read at Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge, on Saturday 30 September. These three poets are the winners of the 2017 Nine Arches Press/Poetry School Primers Competition which offered a prize of one year of mentoring with poets, editors and educators … Continue reading Primers Poets Volume Two at Drawing Projects UK