Category: Event Reports

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...

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...

Bedford: 7 February 2017

“Last night our Bedford Group met for the first time this year and with no theme chosen for the evening we were free to enjoy those poems we love best, from the exquisite romance...

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....

Hartlepool: 1 December 2016

Group Name & Location: Hartlepool PoaP Central Library Event Date: 1st Dec Summary: We gathered for Tunnocks Teacakes, Tea and poetry on a surprisingly mild, unwintery afternoon for our last Pass on a Poem...

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...