Redder by Gus Watcham: Thursday 21st February 2019

REDDER Thursday 21 February 2019 7.45 – 9.30pm The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth PO1 2ND Tickets £7 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/tongues-amp-grooves-18157115293  Red Riding Hood is sixty-six years old! Who is she now? A one woman show about grown-up adventures written and performed by GUS WATCHAM and directed by MARK C HEWITT. Gus Watcham was a RADA student in 1969 and believed she could change the world through acting. She spent twenty years … Continue reading Redder by Gus Watcham: Thursday 21st February 2019

Pushkin’s Half Hour with John Agard: Sunday 30th December 2018

Pushkin’s Half Hour with John Agard Sunday 30th December 2018 16:30-1930 £8 entry Purchase Eventbrite tickets here. The Square Tower Broad Street Portsmouth Hampshire PO1 2ND A brand new production written and performed by Caribbean-British poet John Agard, winner in 2014 of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. In this whimsical whirlwind homage to mixed race Russian poet, Pushkin, Agard transforms his famous verse novel, … Continue reading Pushkin’s Half Hour with John Agard: Sunday 30th December 2018

Richard Williams – Book Launch: September 2018

Thursday 20 September 7.30 – 10.00 pm The Square Tower Broad Street, Portsmouth, PO1 2ND Free Entry   Bar | Cafe | Free nearby parking RICHARD WILLIAMS warmly invites you to join him for the launch of his first poetry collection at The Square Tower, Portsmouth. Copies of ‘Landings’ will be available for sale   ‘From the Electric Arms and Istanbul Grill to the Feng Shui Shop on … Continue reading Richard Williams – Book Launch: September 2018

The Winners: First, Second and Third Prize Winning Poems and Commentaries

Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018 First, Second and Third Prize-winning Poems with Commentaries from the judge, Michael Loveday   Patricia Millner – First Prize Bird Count, November Today we went to count the waders. Once a month the BTO records their numbers on every river and shore.  So at first light we hefted our telescopes out into icy drizzle. The mudflats sucked and wobbled as … Continue reading The Winners: First, Second and Third Prize Winning Poems and Commentaries

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