Robyn Bolam (Bloodaxe Poetry): June 2018

SUNDAY 17 JUNE The Square Tower Portsmouth PO1 2JE 7.30 – 10.00 PM Tickets on the door: £5 HAMPSHIRE POET ROBYN BOLAM A unique opportunity to hear prize-winning poet Robyn Bolam reading from her stunning new collection, Hyem. Robyn’s poetry collections, published by Bloodaxe, are The Peepshow Girl (1989), Raiding the Borders (1996), and New Wings: poems 1977–2007 (2007), which was a Poetry Book Society recommendation. An Eric Gregory award was followed by first prize in … Continue reading Robyn Bolam (Bloodaxe Poetry): June 2018

Isle of Wight: Zones of Avoidance – May 2018

Thursday 10 May 7.30 – 9.30pm Quay Arts Newport Isle of Wight PO30 5BD Tickets: £10 Box Office: 01983 822490 http://www.quayarts.org/events/ ZONES OF AVOIDANCE The next performance of  award-winning Zones of Avoidance will take place at Quay Arts, a lovely arts centre in Newport Harbour on the Isle of Wight. Zones of Avoidance explores a mother’s quest to understand her daughter’s descent into addiction. At the heart of the … Continue reading Isle of Wight: Zones of Avoidance – May 2018

Results of the Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018

We are pleased to announce the winner of 2018 Prose Poem Competition is Patricia Millner for her poem Bird Count, November Second Prize: Anne Caldwell – Crossroads Third Prize: Josh Ekroy – The Cave on the Moon Read the judge’s report here Highly Commended Poems Clare Best – When He Says Yes When She Says No Jinny Fisher – Make Way for the Golf Carts … Continue reading Results of the Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018

October 2017: Taoist and Zen inspired poems – Readings and Workshops

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER THE SQUARE TOWER 7.30 – 10PM Doors 7pm £5 | £4 THE POETRY OF SUCHNESS An evening of Taoist and Zen inspired poems of selflessness, emptiness and enlightenment hosted by GEORGE MARSH. With Taoist and Zen inspired music. TWO POETRY WORKSHOPS with GEORGE MARSH 8 places THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 2 pm £10 Venue tbc Taoist inspired yin-yang writing workshop. Build the circadian rhythms … Continue reading October 2017: Taoist and Zen inspired poems – Readings and Workshops

Sunday 21st May 2017: Ferry Tales

SUNDAY 21 MAY THE SQUARE TOWER 7.30 – 10PM Doors 7pm £4 FERRY TALES Ferry Tales is a group of poets, musicians, writers and a photographer in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight who are running events, exhibitions and workshops for local people on the theme of arrivals and departures in their lives. Poets ROBYN BOLAM  and LYDIA FULLEYLOVE  will be joining MAGGIE SAWKINS and other Portsmouth … Continue reading Sunday 21st May 2017: Ferry Tales