Eventshttp://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/en-us Most Recent PostsMost recent posts.Readings by leading poets 5:51pm 14 Jun 2017 [Reading with Open Mic ]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Readings_by_leading_poets_823/year:2017/month:06/day:14http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Readings_by_leading_poets_823/year:2017/month:06/day:14Lumen, 20 June - 7-8.45 p.m.<br />Readings by Maureen Duffy, Ruth Padel &amp; Declan Ryan<br />Organised by Ruth O'Callaghan, introduced by Belinda Singleton<br />Open mic in second half. <br />Drinks, raffle. All proceeds to cold Weather Shelters<br /><br />poetrypfWed, 14 Jun 2017 17:51:46 +0200Second Light Spring Festival 1:47pm 12 May 2017 [Reading with Open Mic ]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Second_Light_Spring_Festival_822/year:2017/month:05/day:12http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Second_Light_Spring_Festival_822/year:2017/month:05/day:12Two days of workshops at this popular festival will culminate in open mic readings for women poets.<br />On Friday 19th May, the featured readers will be Anne Stewart and June Hall.<br />On Saturday 20th May, the featured readers will be Maggie Butt and Hannah Lowe.<br />Maggie Butt will be reading poems about women.<br />On both days the readings run from 5 - 6pm. Men are welcome in the audience. <br />The Artworkers Guild...poetrypfFri, 12 May 2017 13:47:12 +0200Whit Lit - Whitstable Literary Festival 11:47am 8 May 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Whit_Lit_Whitstable_Literary_Festival_821/year:2017/month:05/day:08http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Whit_Lit_Whitstable_Literary_Festival_821/year:2017/month:05/day:08Maggie Butt will be reading poems about the sea. &nbsp;<br />5-6pm, Sunday 14th May at Whitstable Castle.<br />She will be reading with local poets Nancy Charley and Fiona Sinclair.poetrypfMon, 08 May 2017 11:47:11 +0200Shortlands Poetry Circle 2:13pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_820/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_820/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits...&nbsp; Today: Poems on the topic of Sun, Moon, Stars.</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:13:07 +0200Summer Celebration 2:10pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Summer_Celebration_819/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Summer_Celebration_819/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry.&nbsp;<br /><br />Summer Celebration - readings by guest poets.<br />Price includes slap-up buffet!<br />Book tickets by e-mail: shortlands@poetrypf.co.uk or tel Anne Stewart 01689 811394</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:10:13 +0200Shortlands Poetry Circle 2:07pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_818/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_818/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits...&nbsp; Today: Poems by living female poets.</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:07:31 +0200Shortlands Poetry Circle 2:05pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_817/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_817/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits...&nbsp; Today: Poems on the topic of Herbs, Spices and Colour.</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:05:18 +0200Shortlands Poetry Circle 2:03pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_816/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_816/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits...&nbsp; Today: Poems by Stephen Spender and Christopher Isherwood.</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:03:21 +0200Shortlands Poetry Circle 2:01pm 25 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_815/year:2017/month:04/day:25http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Shortlands_Poetry_Circle_815/year:2017/month:04/day:25<p>Over 100 years of poetry appreciation... Members meet to share poems on particular topics or by particular poets. Visitors are very welcome. Come and join us for the pleasure of poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits...&nbsp; Today: Open Choice.</p>poetrypfTue, 25 Apr 2017 14:01:34 +0200Grey Hen 10th Anniversary 4:36pm 20 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Grey_Hen_10th_Anniversary_814/year:2017/month:04/day:20http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Grey_Hen_10th_Anniversary_814/year:2017/month:04/day:20<p>A Grey Hen Press 10th Anniversary event...<br /><br />York Explore Library &amp; Learning Centre, Library Square, YO1 7DS.</p><p>2 to 4pm: Readings from all the Grey Hen poetry anthologies! <strong></strong></p>poetrypfThu, 20 Apr 2017 16:36:07 +0200Cliff Forshaw and Sarah Stutt double booklaunch 6:59pm 11 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Cliff_Forshaw_and_Sarah_Stutt_double_booklaunch_813/year:2017/month:04/day:11http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Cliff_Forshaw_and_Sarah_Stutt_double_booklaunch_813/year:2017/month:04/day:11<p><strong>THE LARKIN CENTRE FOR POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING,&nbsp;UNIVERSITY OF HULL,&nbsp;PRESENTS</strong><strong></strong></p><p><strong>a double launch with CLIFF FORSHAW and SARAH STUTT&nbsp;reading from their new chapbooks</strong></p><p><strong>Cliff Forshaw <em>Satyr</em> <br /><strong>Sarah Stutt <em>Winter Born</em> </strong><br /></strong></p><p><strong>Tuesday 25 April 6pm </strong></p><p><strong>Arts Caf&eacute;, Middleton Hall, University of Hull. </strong></p><p><strong>Free. All Welcome.<br /><br />For details of Cliff's<em> Satyr</em> - a satirical sequence illustrated by Cliff's paintings and drawings, as wel...</strong></p>poetrypfTue, 11 Apr 2017 18:59:50 +0200Launch reading - Belinda Singleton - 7 May 1:02pm 10 Apr 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Launch_reading_Belinda_Singleton_7_May_812/year:2017/month:04/day:10http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Launch_reading_Belinda_Singleton_7_May_812/year:2017/month:04/day:10<p>Belinda Singleton at Torriano, 7 May, launching her collection, 'Foxes don't Wear Watches' .<br />Also reading: Janice Windle<br />Host: Lisa Kelly<br /><br />plus Open Mic</p>poetrypfMon, 10 Apr 2017 13:02:12 +0200Seren Poets 6:58pm 17 Mar 2017 [Reading with Open Mic ]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Seren_Poets_811/year:2017/month:03/day:17http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Seren_Poets_811/year:2017/month:03/day:17Readings at Lumen, 88 Tavistock Place, on 21 March, by 4 excellent SEREN poets. 7-9. Hosted by Belinda Singleton.<br />Friendly, lively readers and audience in lovely setting of large, modern church.<br />Open mic.<br />Wine, raffle, opportunity for open mic poems to be selected for Camden/Lumen anthology.<br />All profits to charity - Cold Weather Shelters<br /><br />poetrypfFri, 17 Mar 2017 18:58:07 +0100Acumen Readers 5:44pm 22 Jan 2017 [Reading with Open Mic ]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Acumen_Readers_810/year:2017/month:01/day:22http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Acumen_Readers_810/year:2017/month:01/day:22Launch of Acumen 87poetrypfSun, 22 Jan 2017 17:44:29 +0100Acumen Poets 5:15pm 22 Jan 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Acumen_Poets_809/year:2017/month:01/day:22http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Acumen_Poets_809/year:2017/month:01/day:22Poets from the floorpoetrypfSun, 22 Jan 2017 17:15:42 +0100StAnza 2017 5:40pm 15 Jan 2017 [Festival]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/StAnza_2017_808/year:2017/month:01/day:15http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/StAnza_2017_808/year:2017/month:01/day:15<p>One of the top poetry festivals in the UK, StAnza is famous for its friendly atmosphere and international focus, the place to hear favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews and StAnza&rsquo;s lively festival hub. Featuring readings, performances, discussions and poetry inspired installations and exhibitions. Around 100 events and more than 60 poets taking part. A...</p>poetrypfSun, 15 Jan 2017 17:40:28 +0100Launch of 'Lightkeepers', a new collection by Elizabeth Burns 5:47pm 7 Jan 2017 [Reading]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Launch_of_Lightkeepers_a_new_collection_by_Elizabeth_Burns_807/year:2017/month:01/day:07http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Launch_of_Lightkeepers_a_new_collection_by_Elizabeth_Burns_807/year:2017/month:01/day:07Mike Barlow of Wayleave Press will introduce Gerrie Fellows and Jane Routh, the poet-friends Elizabeth Burns asked to put together the collection of new poems she would not have time to do herself. They will be talking about their editing and decision-making, before reading selections from the book, alongside Elizabeth's husband, Alan Rice.<br /><br />Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close, Edinburgh ...poetrypfSat, 07 Jan 2017 17:47:54 +0100Stanza Kent North West 6:41pm 1 Jan 2017 [Other]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_806/year:2017/month:01/day:01http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_806/year:2017/month:01/day:01Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping... Final meeting of the year.poetrypfSun, 01 Jan 2017 18:41:46 +0100Stanza Kent North West 6:40pm 1 Jan 2017 [Other]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_805/year:2017/month:01/day:01http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_805/year:2017/month:01/day:01Poetry reading, celebrating National Poetry Day... Readings by members and others present. The Theme this year is 'Freedom' - interpret widely!poetrypfSun, 01 Jan 2017 18:40:53 +0100Stanza Kent North West 6:37pm 1 Jan 2017 [Other]http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_804/year:2017/month:01/day:01http://www.poetrypfevents.co.uk/events/view/Stanza_Kent_North_West_804/year:2017/month:01/day:01Poetry reading, discussion, workshopping...poetrypfSun, 01 Jan 2017 18:37:29 +0100