home button poets button events button features button

links button shop button about ppf button

email ppf button

donations will be very gratefully received.

2021

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

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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: A short talk by member Christine Pope, Poems topic 'Open Choice'.

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

Thu, 15 Apr
7:00 pm

Reflected Light

Reading
At Online [Online]

No charge

Grey Hen Press, Scottish launch of anthology, Reflected Light - Responses to the creative arts. "One of the most satisfying anthologies I've read for years" (R V Bailey). "A treasure chest ... which will delight and enchant the reader" (Gabriel Griffin). "Inspirational ... the poems brim with our five subtle senses, and the alchemy of otherness' (Pauline Stainer).

Online, using Zoom. If you'd like to attend, email email for meeting ID and passcode. Please say 'Grey Hen Scotland' in the subject line. more
A C Clarke, Anne Hay, Mandy McDonald, Katrina Porteous, Marka Rifat, Fiona Ritchie Walker, Anne Ryland, Anne Stewart (poem by Rosemary McLeish), Hosting: Joy Howard

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

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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 theme of Encounters.

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

Thu, 29 Apr
4:00 pm

Locked Down

Reading
At Online [Online]

No charge

Poetry Space, reading from new anthology 'Locked Down', with readings from several poetry p f members (named) and others...

This is an online event organised by publisher and poet, Susan Jane Sims. If you would like to attend the event, e-mail Susan for Zoom meeting ID/passcode/link email more
Moira Andrew, Brian Docherty, Margaret Eddershaw, Wendy French, Alwyn Marriage, Susan Jane Sims, Anne Stewart, and others...

Tue, 11 May
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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 from down under: Clive James, Les Murray, Fleur Adcock

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

Tue, 25 May
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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 theme of 'My own Country'.

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

Tue, 8 Jun
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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 Wendell Berry and Robert Frost.

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

Tue, 22 Jun
2:30 pm
finishes at 4:30 pm

Summer Celebration

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

£5

Ticketed event: Summer Celebration. Our Guest Poets at this year's Summer Celebration are Susan Wicks (https://www.bloodaxebooks.com/ecs/category/susan-wickshttp://www.poetrypf.co.uk/susanwickspage.shtml  and Michael Swan (http://www.poetrypf.co.uk/michaelswanpage.shtml).

If you would like to attend the reading, please contact email for payment information and Zoom meeting ID/passcode/link.

Sorry, folks - normally at the Ripley Arts Centre, but as this is online and at reduced ticket price, no fabulous buffet this year!

more
Michael Swan, Susan Wicks

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

Shortlands Poetry Circle

Reading
At Online [Online]
Part of a series: Shortlands Poetry Circle

No charge

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 theme of 'Travel and Destinations'

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