Monday, July 22, 2019

Poetry of Festival

Dr. John Cooper Clarke live in Devizes in May

The singular Dr. John Cooper Clarke will bring his ‘Luckiest Guy Alive’ Tour to Devizes this May for what will...


New poetry-centric open mic. night

Poetry Swindon is proud to present a brand new open mic, starting on Monday 30th July.

‘Wordrakers’ is a monthly poetry-centric open mic...

The Godfather of punk poetry comes to town

Poet, Movie star, Rock star, TV & radio presenter, Comedian, and Social & cultural commentator, Dr John Cooper Clarke has just announced an...

Pam, Slam and Sebastian – poetry at this year’s Festival

Pam Ayres, the Swindon Slam! and a tribute to the very first author to sign up to the very...

Pavement Poet

Meet the Pavement Poet

To most, Danny Rowland is known as The Pavement Poet. As he travels through cities and towns across the UK and parts of Europe, he chalks his poetry on the pavements.


Artswords Reading Group discuss Required Writing by Philip Larkin

This month the Artswords Reading Group discuss Philip Larkin's collection Required Writing

Westonbirt Arboretum

Conversations with Trees at Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum is excited to be hosting Conversations with Trees from 1st September 2017 – a series of poems written by aspiring poet, Marchant Barron, installed along the Silk Wood Autumn Trail.


The 11th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is still open for entries

A few weeks remain in which to enter The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2017 , which includes, £1000 cash prizes, for Poetry and Short Story

Poetry and Cream Teas with Chrissy Williams

Poetry and cream teas at The Richard Jefferies Museum with Chrissy Williams


Poetry in the Sitting Room welcomes poets of all abilities

Poetry in The Sitting Room is back at The Richard Jefferies Museum tomorrow evening.

Outer and Inner Landscapes: a workshop with Myra Schneider

 Landscape and locations have a strong influence on our feelings and ideas. Outer world are a way into exploring...

Poetry in the Sitting Room at The Richard Jefferies Museum

Poetry in the Sitting Room takes place on Monday 12th June: a regular Poetry Night in the Sitting Room of the Richard Jefferies...