The Blood Jet of Poetry: October 2018

South Downs Poetry Festival presents THE BLOOD JET OF POETRY Sunday 28 October 6.30 – 9.30pm The Square Tower Broad Street, Portsmouth PO1 2ND A celebration of words, music and song from acclaimed and multi-prizewinning SPRING POETS with live music from LES KAZOOS D’AMOUR and WORDBASS Marianne Barber, Denise Bennett (Inaugural Hamish Canham Prize) Robyn Bolam (Hampshire Poet 2018), Lydia Fulleylove (Two Ravens Press) Eve … Continue reading The Blood Jet of Poetry: October 2018

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

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