Category: Event Reports

Tooting: 7 July 2017

A small summer group, and so after the list below was presented and discussed an informal session followed. Reader Poem Poet Rupert Merson Ovid 5th Elegy Christopher Marlowe Geraldine Kelly From Beshara Louise Adam...

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...

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...

Chiswick: 21 February 2017

The Oxfam Book Shop on Turnham Green Terrace welcomed 20 readers and some on-lookers to an evening which covered everything from high drama to raucous comedy, passing through love, pathos, seasonal aspects of nature,...

Hartlepool: 2 February 2017

Group Name & Location: Hartlepool PoaP, Hartlepool Central Library Event Date: 2nd FEB 2017 Summary: Our February meeting coincided with Harry Potter Book Night so it was a little hectic in the library and...

Tooting: 6 January 2017

We met at our local art gallery as usual, but for the first time there was no exhibition. Perhaps the bare while walls influenced the mood, which was quieter and more sombre than usual....

Acton: 25 November 2016

Group Name & Location: Acton Pass on a Poem at the home of Cathy Johns Event Date:  Friday 25th November 2016 Summary: Acton Pass on a Poem on an evening in late November was...

Bedford: Tuesday 29 November

Our Tuesday night’s poetry evening in Bedford was delightful as we celebrated the Autumn with a theme of Autumn and it’s glorious colours. Our next poetry evening is Tuesday 7th February   Gill Stafford...