Category: Events

Chiswick: 20 June 2017

After a change of venue because of the heat wave, John and Judy Williams kindly hosted our meeting in the cool of their back garden. The selection of poems was as varied as ever...

Hartlepool: 1 June 2017

After a short hiatus we are back with an interesting range of poems and a new member. From the Tudor English of  Sir Thomas Wyatt, to the very current voice of Fran Lock we...

Bedford: 30 May 2017

Our poetry evening in Bedford last night followed a theme of food. There are endless amounts of poetry written on this theme and I think we had a pretty good variety here dating from...

Sheen: 15 May 2017

A somewhat smaller group convened for our May reading with many of our regular readers away on their travels.  Nevertheless, seventeen of our staunch supporters, along with their audience, met for another wonderful evening...

Bedford: 30 May 2017

Our poetry evening in Bedford last night followed a theme of food. There are endless amounts of poetry written on this theme and I think we had a pretty good variety here dating from...

Acton: 20 May 2017

Group Name & Location:  Acton Pass On A Poem at the home of Joanna Barrett Event Date:  Saturday 10th May 2017 Summary: We have become much better readers at Acton Pass on a Poem,...

Chiswick: 25 April 2017

Another lively evening kindly hosted by the Oxfam Bookshop, Turnham Green Terrace.  As ever themes developed of their own accord. This time there were a lot of dark images involving human misery, death, dementia...

Bedford: 28 March 2017

In Bedford last night we enjoyed a themed evening of astronomical poetry. Some readers chose the comical and light-hearted poetry of the moon and stars and then we were transported to the darker side...

Acton: 10 March 2017

Acton Pass On A Poem at the home of Tim Sanderson An evening of passing on poems is something to look forward to; the various readings are interesting, with very different atmospheres and pleasures...

Tooting: 3 March 2017

No theme emerged this time, although several poems looked forward to Spring. The reader of the Larkin poem regretted having chosen it, and James Fenton struck home with some sharp barbs. But otherwise there...