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

Sunday 16th October 2016: Poetry on the Spot with Bob Hill and Paul Canon Harris

SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER THE SQUARE TOWER 7.30 – 10pm Doors 7pm £4 Bournemouth’s premiere spoken word game POETRY ON THE SPOT comes to Portsmouth with Bob Hill and Paul Canon Harris  sharing their words and setting each other spoken word improv challenges with silly prompts revealed onstage. Expect untranslatable words, bus driving monkeys, boyfriends who look like Hitler and well crafted poems written ‘on the spot’. https://www.facebook.com/POTSImprov/ Continue reading Sunday 16th October 2016: Poetry on the Spot with Bob Hill and Paul Canon Harris