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2021

Tue, 28 Sep
2:30 pm
finishes at 12:00 am

Healing

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short, i.e. closer to 14 lines than 30) and a chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems about Healing.
Normally at Ripley Arts Centre but this event MAY be online using Zoom (tbc). If you'd like to join us (max 3 free visits), please e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
All present

Mon, 4 Oct
7:30 pm
to
Mon, 4 Oct
8:30 pm

Launch of Over the Road

Reading
At Online [London (South West)]

Free

This is the online launch of Dennis Tomlinson's new poetry pamphlet, Over the Road, published by Dempsey & Windle. Dennis will be reading from his pamphlet and the guest readers Gareth Writer-Davies and Alastair Llewelyn-Smith will read from their own work.
Please contact dempseyandwindle@gmailcom for an invitation. more

Wed, 6 Oct
7:30 pm
finishes at 8:30 pm

The Frogmore Press

Reading
At Elephant & Castle [Lewes]

Free

Frogmore launches three new collections with readings by their authors: Meet Me in Palermo by Neil Gower, The Naming by Jeremy Page and Evidence of Love by Martion Tracy. This event is free but places are limited, so please contact email to reserve a place. Doors 7.00 pm. more
Neil Gower, Jeremy Page, Marion Tracy

Fri, 8 Oct
7:00 pm
to
Fri, 8 Oct
9:00 pm

Grey Hen Press Presents...

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry. This Friday evening is a special event: "Joy Howard presents readings by some of the many 'grey hens' published in the press's popular anthologies. Details t/f but meantime see www.greyhenpress.com.

Venue to be confirmed: either at Ripley Arts Centre or online using Zoom. If you'd like to join us, please e-mail email to register for meeting joining details. more
Joy Howard, and other Grey Hens!

Tue, 12 Oct
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Writers' Portfolio

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry. This afternoon is our annual reading by members of our small writing group. In addition, all others present are invited to read one 'short' poem (say, no longer than 40 lines please). This is the only occasion in the year when our Members, and Visitors, are invited (encouraged!) to read poems they have written themselves. And stay for a chat over tea and biscuits. (but MAY be online, venue tbc). e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
Jean Ellis, Foster Murphy, Jan Ottley, Christine Pope, Janet Ryan, Jane Sharp, Anne Stewart, Nola Turner

Tue, 26 Oct
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Joseph Brodsky & Charles Simic

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short, i.e. closer to 14 lines than 30) and a chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Poems by Joseph Brodsky and Charles Simic.

Normally at Ripley Arts Centre but this event MAY be online using Zoom. If you'd like to join us (max 3 free online visits), please e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
all present

Tue, 9 Nov
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Grief and Joy

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short, i.e. closer to 14 lines than 30) and a chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems on the topic of Grief and Joy.

Normally at Ripley Arts Centre but this event MAY be online using Zoom. If you'd like to join us (max 3 free online visits), please e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
all present

Tue, 23 Nov
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Margaret Atwood and Anne Sexton

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short, i.e. closer to 14 lines than 30) and a chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems by Margaret Atwood and Anne Sexton.

Normally at Ripley Arts Centre but this event MAY be online using Zoom. If you'd like to join us (max 3 free online visits), please e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
all present

Tue, 14 Dec
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Ring Out the Bells

Reading
At Ripley Arts Centre [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

IF live event: Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of poetry (bring 2 poems to read, but not your own, 1 must be short, i.e. closer to 14 lines than 30) and a chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems relating to topic 'Ring Out the Bells'.

Normally at Ripley Arts Centre but this event MAY be online using Zoom. If you'd like to join us (max 3 free online visits), please e-mail email for meeting joining details. more
all present