Thursday 16th May: Words and Music for Mental Health Awareness Week

WORDS & MUSIC FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK Thursday 16 May | 6.30pm The Square Tower Old Portsmouth PO1 2ND FREE EVENT TICKETS are available here.  LOUISA CAMPBELL’S experiences as a Mental Health Nurse and psychiatric patient come to life in her new collection The Ward, where people with catatonia, schizophrenia, depression, paranoia, mania, anorexia and alcoholism speak out from the pages, with the nurses trying to care … Continue reading Thursday 16th May: Words and Music for Mental Health Awareness Week

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

New Directions: Tongues and Grooves in 2017/2018

The growth of open mic opportunities in the Portsmouth area provides Tongues and Grooves with a great opportunity to replace our club nights with a new range of events and activities leading to our 15h birthday in 2018. We particularly look forward to announcing our first International Prose Poetry Prize – to inspire new work from across our community. Keep in touch! CLICK HERE FOR … Continue reading New Directions: Tongues and Grooves in 2017/2018