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2018

Tue, 20 Feb
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

The first of our series of meetings this year - lots to chat about. Margaret Vos will give a talk on New Zealand Poets/Poetry as part of our 'Pick-a-Country' programme, begun in March 2017.

Bring poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Margaret Vos, Other Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 27 Feb
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

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) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: Poets of Spain and Latin America. more
all present...

Tue, 6 Mar
3:00 pm

Songs for the Unsung

Reading
At Kendal Library [Kendal]

Kendal Library, 3-4:30pm
Elephant Yard Shopping,
Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4PY, UK

Join us for the North West launch of the new Grey Hen anthology Songs for the Unsung...

more
Joy Howard, Jo Peters, Patricia Pogson

Sun, 11 Mar
6:30 pm

Save As Writers presents...

Reading
At The Jolly Sailor [Canterbury]
Celebrating poetry p f's Romanian connections. Host Luigi Marchini, at The Jolly Sailor,
75 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BA

Katherine Gallagher and Joan Michelson readings including from their 'Series' collections, published by Integral (print) and Contemporary Literature Press (illustrated versions for download). more
Katherine Gallagher, Joan Michelson

Tue, 13 Mar
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

Visitors £2 + 50p refreshments

Come and join the Shortlands Poetry Circle for the pleasure of sharing poetry and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: AGM, so just 1 short poem to share, open choice as to topic. more
Members & Visitors

Sun, 18 Mar
10:00 am
to
Sun, 18 Mar
6:00 pm

Your Word from Another's Image

Course or Workshop
At Swindon Museum & Art Gallery Bath Road [Swindon]

£38.32

Ekphrasis: the use of visual art objects to stimulate poems. Poet, blogger and tutor, Martyn Crucefix, will introduce ways to do this – starting at Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, then lunch at the Richard Jefferies Museum followed by more writing! more

Tue, 20 Mar
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion. Our 'Pick-a-Country' presentations, begun in March 2017, continues...

Bring poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 27 Mar
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Poetry Appreciation

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

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) and a long chat over tea and biscuits... Today: poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins & Esther Morgan. more
all present...

Sat, 14 Apr
2:00 pm

Songs for the Unsung

Reading
At Reading Central Library [Reading]
Launch reading from latest Grey Hen Press anthology, Songs for the Unsung, editor Joy Howard

2 to 3:30pm.
Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, RG1 3BQ.

more
Gill Learner, Wendy Klein, Jean Watkins, Susan Utting

Tue, 17 Apr
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza members, You?

Fri, 20 Apr
7:00 pm

Presenting Grey Hen Press

Reading
At Sam Read Bookshop [Ambleside]
Sam Read's Bookshop

Sam Read Bookshop, 7-9 pm
at the Tithe Barn, Grasmere

A reading of selections from all the Grey Hen anthologies over the last ten years, including the latest: Songs for the Unsung...

more
R V Bailey, Ann Drysdale, Kate Foley, Joy Howard, Meg Peacocke

Tue, 15 May
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 19 Jun
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 17 Jul
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations. Last of our Summer meetings before we take a break, returning in October.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 16 Oct
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Celebrating National Poetry Day.

Readings by regular members of the Stanza group and 'open mic' (1 or 2 reasonable-length poems) from others present.

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?

Tue, 20 Nov
8:00 pm
finishes at 10:00 pm

Stanza

Other
At Two Doves [Bromley] see map
Part of a series: Stanza (KNW)

Free but please buy drinks at the bar...

Our final meeting for this year. Readings, workshopping, discussion and presentations.

Bring discussion topic(s), poems to read (a couple, recent successes welcome!) and poems to workshop (one, but you can bring a second in case there's time to go round again).

Stanza Rep:  Anne Stewart more
Stanza Members, You?